Welcome to Hydra-5, the upgraded Hydra cluster.
- What has changed?
- 81 compute nodes for a total of 3,960 CPUs (slots, cores), some 33 old nodes have been retired.
- New storage (disk space): 1.5PB GPFS high performance parallel file system), on top of 950TB of NAS (near line storage) and 500TB of NetApp (high availability, high reliability storage).
- Upgraded OS from CentOS 6.10 to CentOS 7.6.
- Migrated scheduler from SGE 2011.11 to UGE 8.6.6 (Univa’s version of the Grid Ending).
- Replaced Rocks 6 with BCM 8.2 (Bright Cluster) for software management.
- Change the memory reservation definition.
- Bioinformatics tools have been updated.
- The content of the module tools/local has changed.
- With the switch to BCM, we also switched to LDAP for user account maintenance.
- We only migrated accounts of users who have logged on Hydra over the past year.