The frontend cluster Ela is accessible via ssh from external sites as ela.cscs.ch.
The operating system on the login nodes of the cluster is SUSE SLES 11 SP3.
|Model||IBM x3650 M4 Server|
|3 Login Nodes||2 x Intel® Xeon® E5-2650 v2 @ 2.60GHz (16 cores, 32 virtual cores with hyperthreading enabled)|
|Theoretical Peak Performance||499.2 GFLOPS|
|Memory Capacity per node||64 GB (DDR3-1600)|
|Max memory bandwidth||59.7 GB/s|
|Total System Memory||192 GB DDR3|
The system is connected through high-speed interconnects to the different filesystems available (GPFS, file transfer, etc…).
The /users file system ad well as the shared storage under /project and /store are accessible from Ela: please carefully read the information about the file systems available on CSCS computing systems.