wICE hardware

wICE will be KU Leuven/UHasselt’s next Tier-2 cluster. It has thin nodes, large memory nodes, interactive nodes and GPGPU nodes. This cluster is currently being installed and will be in pilot usage over summer 2022

Hardware details

  • 172 thin nodes

    • 2 Intel Xeon Platinum 8360Y CPUs@2.4 GHz (Ice lake), 36 cores each

    • 256 GB RAM

    • 960 GB SSD local disk

    • partitions batch/batch_long, submit options

  • 5 big memory nodes

    • 2 Intel Xeon Platinum 8360Y CPUs@2.4 GHz (Ice lake), 36 cores each

    • 2048 GB RAM

    • 960 GB SSD local disk

    • partition bigmem, submit options

  • 4 GPGPU nodes, 16 GPU devices

    • 2 Intel Xeon Platinum 8360Y CPUs@2.4 GHz (Ice lake), 36 cores each

    • 512 GB RAM

    • 4 NVIDIA A100 SXM4, 80 GB GDDR, connected with NVLink

    • 960 GB SSD local disk

    • partition gpu, submit options

  • 5 interactive nodes

    • 2 Intel Xeon Gold 8358 CPUs@2.6 GHz (Ice lake), 32 cores each

    • 512 GB RAM

    • 1 NVIDIA A100, 80 GB GDDR

    • 960 GB SSD local disk

    • partition interactive, submit options

The nodes are connected using an Infiniband HDR-100 network, the islands are indicated on the diagram below.

wICE hardware diagram