Monte Leone

Named after Monte Leone, the highest mountain of the Lepontine Alps located on the border between Switzerland and Italy, this computing system is a HP DL 360 Gen 9.

Monte Leone is composed of 22 compute nodes. Each node is configured as follows: 2 x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2667 v3 @ 3.2GHz (Haswell) (8 cores/socket).


ModelHP DL 360 Gen 9
20 Compute Nodes2 x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2667 v3 @ 3.2 GHz (Haswell) (8 cores/socket)
4 Login Nodes2 x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 v3 @ 2.60 GHz (Haswell) (12 cores/socket)
Theoretical Peak Performance16.4 TFlops
Memory Capacity per Node768 GB (DDR4-2133)
Total System Memory16 TB DDR4
Interconnect ConfigurationInfiniband FDR high-speed interconnect. 10 Gb Ethernet
Scratch capacity/scratch/leone 1.3 PB


The system has 2 high-speed interconnects based on FDR: the first one is dedicated to the MPI traffic and the second one to the storage high speed traffic (GPFS, file transfer, etc…).

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