ECT Product Generation Upgrade: Penguin Computing Adds Omni-Path and Lustre to its HPC Cloud
Today Penguin Computing announced a significant expansion of their Penguin Computing On-Demand (POD) High Performance Computing Cloud. The new offering includes the latest Intel Xeon processorss, Lustre, and Intel Omni-Path.
As current Penguin POD users, we are excited to have more resources available to handle our mission-critical real-time global environmental prediction workload,” said Dr. Greg Wilson, CEO, EarthCast Technologies. “The addition of the Lustre file system will allow us to scale our applications to full global coverage, run our jobs faster and provide more accurate predictions.”
The expanded POD HPC cloud extends into Penguin Computing’s latest cloud datacenter location, MT2. The MT2 location offers this expansion with the addition of Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 processors through our B30 node class offering.
B30 Node Specifications:
Dual Intel Xeon E5-2680 v4 processors
28 non-hyperthreaded cores per node
256GB RAM per node
Intel Omni-Path low-latency, non-blocking, 100Gb/s fabric
In addition to the new processors, the MT2 location provides customers with access to a Lustre, parallel file system – delivered through Penguin’s FrostByte storage solution. POD’s latest Lustre file system provides high speed storage with an elastic billing model – only billing customers for the storage they consume, metered hourly…