Planned Resources

The ICEI project expects to be able to provide researchers with access to resources listed in the table below by end of 2020:

 

Component Site (Country) Total ICEI (100%) Minimum Request Technical Details Expected* Availability
Scalable Computing Services
CINECA-ICEI CINECA (IT) > 400 nodes 1 node

- Thin nodes

- Fat Nodes + GPU

- Low latency Interconnect

September 2020 (delay due to covid-19 suspension of tendering procedure)
Interactive Computing Services
Interactive Computing Cluster CINECA (IT) size TBD. Resources from scalable partition (see above) 1 node

- Hardware: see above under “Scalable Computing Services”

- Software: subject to tender

November/

December 2020

Interactive Computing Cluster BSC (ES) 6 nodes 1 node Nodes for interactive access with dense memory January 2021
Virtual Machine (VM) Services
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 November 2020
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

December 2020
CINECA-ICEI Openstack cluster CINECA (IT) > 50 nodes 1 VM Interconnect: > 25GE September 2020 (delay due to covid-19 suspension of tendering procedure)
Archival Data Repositories
Swift/OpenIO CEA (FR) 7000 TB 1 TB OpenIO object store with Swift interface October 2020
Archival Data Repository CINECA (IT) > 10000 TB 1 TB TBD September 2020 (delay due to covid-19 suspension of tendering procedure)
Active Archive 2 BSC (ES) 6000 TB 1 TB HSM system with Object storage interface based on Spectrum Scale and Spectrum Archive technology December 2020
Active Data Repositories

HPC Storage @ CINECA

CINECA (IT)

>1 PB

1 TB

TBD

September 2020 (delay due to covid-19 suspension of tendering procedure)

HPC Storage @ BSC

BSC (ES)

70 TB

1 TB

GPFS Storage accessed from HPC clusters

January 2021

*The provided time frame is subject to change

 

Fenix Virtual Machine Services Models

 

For detailed information on the Fenix Virtual Machine Services (VM) Models, download the document in PDF. This file offers a description of the Fenix VM Models that may be useful for potential applicants.

 

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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.