Research Computing Slides for STEC - University of Louisville Public

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Oct 2, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Research Computing Upgrade


Cardinal Research Cluster (CRC) has been in
place since 2009


University has received $1,800,000 grant for
upgrade


Planned improvements include:


Roughly double the number of cores (2496 to 5076)


Increase storage space by over five times (100TB to
590TB)


Improve storage performance (1Gbps to 6Gbps writes)


Address network bottlenecks


Provide high
-
availability bioinformatics system


Proposed Time Line


March 2011


Finalize and validate configuration with vendor


Place Order


April
-
May 2011


Receive and Install Equipment


Integration and configuration


Acceptance testing


June 2011


User Testing


July 2011
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General Availability


For general research computing information, see
http://louisville.edu/it/support/research/