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Durham University



COSMA8 is expected to enter service in September 2020, and may be expanded if DiRAC-3 funding is announced.

It is comprised of:

  • 32 compute nodes with 1 TB RAM and dual 64-core AMD EPYC 7H12 water-cooled processors at 2.6GHz
  • 2 login nodes with 2 TB RAM and dual 32-core AMD EPYC 7542 processors at 2.9GHz
  • 1 fat node with 4 TB RAM and dual 64-core AMD EPYC 7702 processors at 2.2GHz
  • 2 AMD GPU nodes with 3 MI50 GPUs (32GB), 512GB RAM, dual 64-core AMD EPYC 6452 processors at 2.9GHz
  • 1 NVIDIA GPU node with 10 V100 GPUs (32GB), 768GB RAM, dual Intel Xeon Gold 5218 processors at 2.3GHz
  • 2 console nodes with a single 16-core AMD EPYC 7302 processor at 3GHz and 256GB RAM

The interconnect is Mellanox EDR, 100GBit/s