Service and Compute Resources
Cray XE6 – Monte Rosa
Named after Monte Rosa in the Swiss-Italian Alps, elevation 4634m
1496 compute nodes each one with 2 16-core AMD Opteron 6272 @ 2.1 GHz Interlagos processors. 47'872 compute cores over 46 Terabytes of memory. Read more ...
Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) also joined CSCS in the upgrade in 2009 co-investing in the CRAY XT5 upgrade 'Monte Rosa'.
Cray XK7 - Tödi
Named after Tödi in the west part of the Glarus Alps, elevation 3614m
272 nodes, each with 16-core AMD Opteron CPU, 32 GB DDR3 memory and one NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPU with 6 GB of GDDR5 memory for a total of 4352 cores and 272 GPUs. Read more ..
IBM iDataPlex - Castor
Named after the mountain in the Pennine Alps on the border between Valais, Switzerland and the Aosta Valley in Italy, elevation 4228m
Castor, a 16-nodes iDataPlex cluster is available for scalable GPU code development, tuning and performance optimization. Each node is composed of two Intel processors and two NVIDIA M2090 GPU devices. Read more ...
IBM x3850 - Piz Julier
Named after Piz Julier in the Albula Group and Rhaetian Alps, in Graubünden, elevation 3380m
14 nodes: 2x IBM x3850 M2 system (24 cores, 256GB RAM); 12x Transtec Lynx CALLEO High-Performance Server 2840 (24cores, 48GB RAM). Read more ...
DALCO SM Visualization Cluster - Eiger
Named after the mountain in the Bernese Alps, elevation 3970m
15 nodes with dual-socket six-cores AMD Opteron 2427 processor @ 2.2 GHz 24 GB of main system memory per node. 8 nodes with larger main system memory capacity up to 48 GB. Read more ...
Next-generation Cray XMT - Matterhorn (Left) and SGI ALtix UV/1000 - Rothorn (Right)
The former is named after the Swiss-Italian mountain in the Pennine Alps, elevation 4478m
2 TB of globally shared memory and 64 Cray Threadstorm processors which allow to run 8'192 simultaneous hardware threads . Read more ...
The latter after the Brienzer Rothorn in the Bernese Alps, elevation 2351 m
32 Intel 8-core processors @ 2.67 GHz in 16 blades 2 TB of RAM. Read more ...
Cray XE6 – Albis
Named after Albis in Canton Zurich, Switzerland, a chain of hills stretching for about 19 km, the highest peak is at 914.6 m of elevation
72 nodes with dual-socket AMD Opterons, equipped with 2x12 physical cores @ 2.1 GHz, and 16 GB DDR3 of memory. It is the main platform for the Swiss weather forecasts. Read more ...
Cray XE6 – Monte Lema
Named after Monte Lema a mountain of the Lugano Prealps at the border between Italy and Switzerland, elevation 1621 m
168 nodes with dual-socket AMD Opterons, equipped with 2x12 physical cores @ 2.1 GHz, and 16 GB DDR3 of memory. It is the second platform for the Swiss weather forecasts & development. Read more ...
SUN - LCG-Tier2 cluster - Phoenix
As of April 2013, the GRID cluster comprises
2112 Intel Xeon E5-2670 (SandyBridge) HyperThreading cores at 2.6 GHz, with 2 GB RAM per core and 360 AMD Opteron 6272 (Interlagos) cores at 2.1 GHz, with 3 GB RAM per core Read more...