Available Resources

The ICEI project is currently able provide researchers with access to resources listed in the table below:





Total ICEI (100%)



Technical Details
Scalable Computing Services
Piz Daint Multicore CSCS (CH) 250 nodes 1 node

- Memory per node: 64 GB, 128 GB
- Compute nodes/processors: 1813 Cray XC40 nodes with Two Intel® Xeon® E5-2695 v4 @ 2.10GHz (2 x 18 cores) CPUs
- Interconnect configuration: Cray Aries

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JUSUF JSC (DE) 192 nodes 1 node - CPU: 2x AMD EPYC "ROME" 7742 (2x64 cores, 2.2 GHz base clock)
- CPU memory: 256 GByte DDR4-3200
- GPU (some nodes): 1x NVidia Volta V100 with 16 GByte memory
- Local storage: 960 GByte NVMe drive
- Interconnect: HDR100
Galileo100 CINECA (IT) 340 nodes 1 node Thin nodes
Interactive Computing Services
Piz Daint Hybrid CSCS (CH) 400 nodes 1 node

- Memory per node: 64 GB
- GPU memory: 16 GB CoWoS HBM2
- Compute nodes/processors: 5704 Cray XC50 nodes with Intel® Xeon® E5-2690 v3 @ 2.60GHz (12 cores) CPUs and NVIDIA® Tesla® P100 GPUs
- Interconnect configuration: Cray Aries

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JUSUF JSC (DE) 2 nodes 1 node - See above under “Scalable Computing Services”
- Interconnect: HDR100
Interactive Computing Cluster CEA (FR) 32 nodes 1 node

- 30 nodes with 2 CPUs (18 cores @ 2.6 GHz each), 1 GPU (NVidia V100, 32GB), 384GB of RAM.
- 2 nodes with extra large memory (3072GB) 4 CPUs and 1 GPU (Nvidia V100, 32GB).
- Infiniband HDR100 interconnect

Interactive Computing Cluster BSC (ES) 3 nodes 1 node Nodes for interactive access with dense memory
Galileo100 CINECA (IT) 214 nodes 1 node Fat nodes + GPU nodes
Virtual Machine (VM) Services
OpenStack Cluster CSCS (CH) 35 servers 1 VM

- 2 types of compute node:
     - Type 1:
     CPU: 2x Intel E5-2660 v4 14C
     RAM: 512 GBCPU
     - Type 2:
     CPU: 2x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2667 v3 @ 3.20GHz 8C
     RAM: 768 GB
 - VMs can be of various flavours and use several cores up to 16

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JUSUF JSC (DE) 8 nodes 1 VM

- See above under “Scalable Computing Services”
- Interconnect: 40GE

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Openstack Compute Cluster CEA (FR) 20 servers
(up to 600 VMs)
1 VM 20 nodes with 2 CPUs (18 cores @ 2.6GHz each), 192GB of RAM
Nord3 BSC (ES) 84 nodes 1 node

- Nord3: Intel Sandybridge cluster being able to be used as VM host or scalable cluster. 84 nodes dx360m4

- Each node has the following configuration: 2x Intel SandyBridge-EP E5-2670/1600 20M 8-core at 2.6 GHz and 32 GB RAM

Galileo100 Openstack cluster CINECA (IT) 77 nodes 1 VM - 2x CPU 8260 Intel CascadeLake, 24 cores, 2.4 GHz
- 768 GB RAM DDR4 2933MT/s
- 2 TB SSD
Archival Data Repositories
Store POSIX and Object, including backup on Tape library (2x) CSCS (CH) 4000 TB 1 TB For more details click here.
Store filesystem CEA (FR) 7500 TB+ 1 TB HSM system (Lustre with HPSS backend)
Swift/OpenIO ARD CEA (FR) 7000 TB 1 TB OpenIO object store with Swift interface
Agora BSC (ES) 6000 TB 1 TB HSM system with Object storage interface based on Spectrum Scale and Spectrum Archive technology
Active Data Repositories
Low latency storage tier (DataWarp) CSCS (CH) 80 TB 1 TB Non-Volatile Memory
HPST @ JUELICH JSC (DE) 2000 TB 10 TB Flash-based data cache based on DDN's IME technology
Work filesystem CEA (FR) 3500 TB 1 TB Lustre filesystem
Flash filesystem CEA (FR) 970 TB 1 TB Full-flash Lustre filesystem
HPC Storage @ BSC BSC (ES) 70 TB 1 TB GPFS Storage accessed from HPC clusters
HPC Storage @ CINECA CINECA (IT) 10500 TB 1 TB Storage for hot data (w DDN IME) accessed from SCC, IAC and VM services
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Fenix has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme through the ICEI project under the grant agreement No. 800858.