Ela, named after Piz Ela, a mountain in the Albula Alps, overlooking Bergün, in the Swiss canton of Graubünden.


ModelIBM 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

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.).