NCAR's next supercomputer: Yellowstone

The Unidata Seminar Series presents a talk by David Hart, Manager, User Services Section, NCAR Computational and Information Systems Laboratory. The talk, titled NCAR's Data-Centric Supercomputing Environment: Yellowstone, will describe the supercomputer being installed in NCAR's new supercomputing center in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Hart provided this abstract for his talk:

Yellowstone will be the inaugural computing resource at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Yellowstone will be a 1.6-petaflops IBM iDataPlex cluster with 74,592 processor cores and 149.2 TB of memory. Yellowstone will be integrated with a centralized file system and data storage system that will provide 11 PB of usable disk capacity. Two data analysis and visualization systems (Geyser and Caldera) will support large-scale data analysis and visualization activities. Equipment delivery will commence in early 2012, with production computing operations expected in summer 2012. The Yellowstone environment at NWSC will greatly expand the opportunities for researchers in the atmospheric and related sciences, with more than 600 million core-hours available each year. David Hart from CISL's User Services Section will describe the Yellowstone environment and the allocations options for the user community.

Hart will present his seminar in the auditorium at UCAR Foothills Lab 2, on Tuesday, November 29th at 2:00 pm.

For additional details and a link to the recorded webcast, see the Seminar Series page.

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