System Name Virgo
Site Name Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Department PG Senapathy Center for Computing Resources
StateTamil Nadu

VendorIBM Corp. (OEM), SBA Info Solutions (Bidder)
Installation DateJune 2012

No. 224 in June 2012 Top 500 List


Description The Virgo cluster is a IBM System x iDataPlex cluster with 292 dx360 M4 Server Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670 based nodes as Compute Nodes, 4672 cores, with SLES 11 SP2 OS, 19.13 Terabytes of total memory, w/Infiniband FDR, fully non-blocking FAT tree. 150 TB Usable Capacity Storage based on IBM General Parallel File System over 2 x IBM DS3534 Storage System. The cluster also has 2 master nodes and 4 storage nodes based on Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670 processors with 65 GB memory per node. The storage nodes are based on IBM DS3524 Dual Controller Storage Subsystem.
NetworkFDR infiniband primary interconnect and BNT 1 Gb seconday Interconnect connected with BNT 1 Gb Network.
NodeEach node is a dual octo-core Intel Xeon Processor E5-2670 CPU @ 2.6 GHz with 64 GB RAM.
PowerEach node has 370 MWatts Rated Power Unit and 350 MWatts Average Power Unit
Footprint128 sq. feet
CoolingRoom Air


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