Surving guide for elcid users¶
The EXACT-LAB / CNR-IOM DEMOCRITOS cluster, “elcid” for short, is the new HPC facility for CNR people here at Sissa.
how to reach it¶
The frontend node is reachable as elcid.hpc.sissa.it, username and ssh keys are the same you are using on hg1/quicksilver. if you need an account please see How to get an account
There are 8 blades available, with 4 AMD CPUs (Opteron 6376) with 16 core each for a total of 64 cores and 128GB of ram for each blade, interconnected via gigabit and infiniband networks.
The queue system is using torque+maui (like on hg1) There is just only one queue is “blade” (e.g. qsub -q blade)
provided as usual via module environment:
- amd open64 compiler 22.214.171.124
- stock gnu compiler v4.4.7
- acml 5.3.1
- openmpi 1.6.4 compiled against the available gnu and amd compilers