Planned to come online in 2023, the “Alps” system infrastructure will replace CSCS’s existing Piz Daint supercomputer and serve as a general-purpose system open to the broad community of researchers in Switzerland and the rest of the world.
The first cabinets of the “Alps” research infrastructure have been installed and accepted in November 2020. This phase comprises of 1'024 compute nodes based on the HPE Cray supercomputing architecture with Slingshot interconnect, and HPE ClusterStor storage system. Each node is equipped with two AMD EPYC(TM) 7742 64-Core processors. The scratch storage capacity is 10 PetaBytes.
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|Model||HPE Cray EX|
|CPU Type||AMD EPYC 7742|
|Interconnect Type||HPE Cray Slingshot|