“The increasing complexity of challenges that organizations such as JAIST are working to solve is the reason why we remain committed to developing and providing solutions that serve both industry and education,” said Ryutaro Ishimoto, president of SGI Japan. “With this new HPC solution now in service to the Institute, the results they achieve will strengthen our understanding of a wide range of critical problems and lay the groundwork for new discoveries now and well into the future.”
The SGI UV 1000 can scale to a maximum of 256 sockets (2,560 cores) and 16TB in single system image running Linux. All of the system memory can be shared, enabling optimal use of memory when running large-scale simulations and alleviating any programming restrictions. The JAIST system parallel computer with a cache-coherent shared memory architecture comprises of 96 processor memory blades, each configured with two Intel® Xeon® E7 series processors (16-cores) and 128GB of memory, using a NUMAlink® 5 (15GB/second) interconnect.
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