Consortium des Équipements de Calcul Intensif

6 clusters, 10k cores, 1 login, 1 home directory

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CÉCI is the 'Consortium des Équipements de Calcul Intensif'; a consortium of high-performance computing centers of UCLouvain, ULB, ULiège, UMons, and UNamur. The CÉCI is supported by the F.R.S-FNRS and the Walloon Region. Read more.

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New CÉCI clusters deployed in 2019!

Two new CÉCI clusters Dragon2 at UMons and Hercules2 at UNamur are now available. Try them!

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Friday, 23 August 2019

HERCULES2 installed at UNamur

The HPC cluster Hercules2 is now installed and available for use. It has a total of 1536 cores spread among 30 new nodes with AMD Epyc processors and 32 nodes with Sandy Bridge Intel Xeons which were kept from its predecesor Hercules.

With the new nodes going from 256 GB up to 2 TB of RAM, it is meant to take the place as the high memory CÉCI cluster. If you have large memory jobs to run, try it!

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

DRAGON2 installed at UMons

A new CÉCI cluster Dragon2 is now installed and operational at UMons. This is the second CÉCI cluster to be deployed as part of the renewal process which started last year.

It has a total of 592 cores of the latest generation SkyLakes Intel Xeon processors and there are two special nodes having each 2 high-end NVidia Tesla V100 GPUs.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019

11th CÉCI Scientific Meeting

The next CÉCI scientific day will take place on April 25th at ULB.
Program details here.

Monday, 04 June 2018

LEMAITRE3 installed at UCL

Lemaitre3 is now operational and replaces Lemaitre2, which will be decommissioned this Summer. It has 80 nodes (SkyLake 2.3 GHz, 24CPUs, 96GB RAM) interconnected with the Intel OmniPath Architecture and more than half a petabyte of scratch space.

Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Dragon1 cluster featured in a Belnet article

The Dragon1 CÉCI cluster is highlighted in an interview from Belnet to Chantal Poiret, professor in Information and Communication Technology at the University of Mons.

Follow this link to read the complete note.

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