Trifid is a large Intel system and is VPAC's sixth and largest cluster. Trifid has 180 compute nodes, with a total of 2,880 cores. It has a HPL (high performance Linpack) rating is 45.9 TFLOPS. Users of Tango should migrate usage to Trifid. Please see the Introduction to Trifid page for further information.Specifications
- 180 nodes
- 2,880 cores of Intel E5-2670
- 4 GB PC1600 memory per core (64 GB per node), with 6 nodes having 16 GB per core (256 GB per node)
- 4 nodes will be GPU/MIC capable
- FDR Infiniband.
- CentOS 6 Linux
- VPAC NFS for home
- VPAC 165TB DDN S2A high performance array for work/scratch/projects (using Lustre).
The GNU Compiler Collection (gcc, g++, gfortran) is provided standard as part of the CentOS 6 installation, but we also have include both the Portland Group and Intel compiler suites for better code optimisation.Public Key
The public RSA key fingerprint for trifid is