Named after Piz Daint, a prominent peak in Grisons that overlooks the Fuorn pass, this supercomputer is a hybrid Cray XC40/XC50 system and is the flagship system for national HPC Service.
Piz Daint has been updated in Fall 2016 and incorporates the previous Cray XC30 named Piz Daint & Piz Dora.
Read more about Piz Daint in the fact sheet "Piz Daint, one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world".
|XC50 Compute Nodes||Intel® Xeon® E5-2690 v3 @ 2.60GHz (12 cores, 64GB RAM) and NVIDIA® Tesla® P100 16GB|
|XC40 Compute Nodes||Two Intel® Xeon® E5-2695 v4 @ 2.10GHz (2 x 18 cores, 64/128 GB RAM)|
|Login Nodes||Intel® Xeon® CPU E5-2650 v3 @ 2.30GHz (10 cores, 256 GB RAM)|
|Interconnect Configuration||Aries routing and communications ASIC, and Dragonfly network topology|
|Scratch capacity||/scratch/snx3000 6.2 PB|
December 2012: Installation of Cray XC30 Piz Daint.
November 2013: Upgrade to a hybrid architecture and extension from 12 to 28 cabinets.
November 2016: Update of processors (CPU) and accelerators (GPU) and combination with the Piz Dora supercomputer > Cray XC40/XC50.
The system has Aries routing and communications ASIC, with Dragonfly network topology.