Frost

Usage information for Frost can be found on the NCAR/CU Blue Gene/L Project public wiki.

Specifications

General

System Name: Frost
Online Date: April 2005
Node Interconnect: Tree, 3D Torus, Global Interrupt (Barrier), Gigabit Ethernet, IDO

Compute Nodes

Node type: BGL Compute Nodes
Total Compute Nodes: 4096
Number of Processors per Node (Total): 2 (8192)
Processor Type: PowerPC 440 700MHz
RAM per Node (Total): 512MB (2TB)

I/O Nodes

Node type: BGL I/O Nodes
Total I/O Nodes: 128
Number of Processors per Node (Total): 2 (64)
Processor Type: PowerPC 440 700MHz
RAM per Node (Total): 512MB (64GB)

Interactive Servers (3)

Number of Processors: 4
Processor Type: Power5 1.65GHz
RAM: 8GB

Attached Storage Devices

Storage Controllers: 2 x IBM DS4500
RAID Arrays: 8 x IBM EXP700
Number of Hard Disks: 112
Hard Disk Capacity (Total): 73.4GB (8.2TB)