The Grid Specifications - Hardware

The Grid comprises of 27 high-end Dell servers. They each have 16 cores, providing a total of 432. The individual servers have the following specifications:

  • Dual 8 core 2.6 GHz processors (Intel E2650v2)
  • 256GB RAM
  • 10GBPS Ethernet
  • 1.2TB of local storage (3x 600GB 15K RPM SAS [6GBPS] drives in a RAID 5 configuration)
Additionally, 5 of the servers have a single NVidia K20M GPU each.

Software Specs

The Grid has a large number of computational software titles available.