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Compute node configuration details for Base and Plus configurations of Intel® Select Solutions for Simulation and Modeling.

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Intel® Select Solutions for Simulation and Modeling Cluster Base Configuration Details

Intel® Select Solutions for Simulation and Modeling Cluster Plus Configuration Details

Workload Domain (Minimum 4-Node Configuration)

Platform

Dual-socket server platform

Dual-socket server platform

Processor

2 × Intel® Xeon® Gold 6126 processor (2.60 GHz, 12 cores/24 threads), Intel® Xeon® Gold 6226 processor (2.7 GHz, 12 cores/24 threads), or a higher model number Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

2 × Intel® Xeon® Gold 6148 processor (2.40 GHz, 20 cores/40 threads), Intel® Xeon® Gold 6252 processor (2.5 GHz, 12 cores/24 threads), or a higher model number Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

Memory

96 GB (12 × 8 GB 2,666-MHz 288-pin DDR4 RDIMM)

2 GB memory per processor core and all memory channels populated

96 GB (12 × 8 GB 2,666-MHz 288-pin DDR4 RDIMM)

2 GB memory per processor core and all memory channels populated

Local Storage

1 × Intel® SSD DC S3520 Series or better, or Intel® SSD DC P3520 Series or better**

1 × Intel® SSD DC S3520 Series or better, or Intel® SSD DC P3520 Series or better**

Messaging Fabric

1 × Intel® Omni-Path Architecture (Intel® OPA), single-port Peripheral Component Interconnect Express* (PCIe*) 3.0 x16 adapter, 100 gigabits per second (Gbps)

1 × Intel® OPA, single-port PCIe* 3.0 x16 adapter, 100 Gbps

Management Domain

Management Network

Integrated 1 gigabit Ethernet (GbE)**

Integrated 1 GbE**

Software

Linux* operating system

Intel® Cluster Checker 2019

Cluster Management Software Stack**

Intel® Omni-Path Fabric (Intel® OP Fabric) Software

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2018 Cluster Edition**

Linux operating system

Intel® Cluster Checker 2019

Cluster Management Software Stack**

Intel® Omni-Path Fabric (Intel® OP Fabric) Software

Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2018 Cluster Edition**

Firmware and Software Optimizations

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled

XPT* prefetch enabled

Intel® HT Technology enabled

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled

XPT prefetch enabled

Minimum Performance Standards

Verified to meet or exceed the following minimum performance capabilities:1

High Performance Linpack* (HPL*) (Across All Four Nodes)

More than 5,200 gigaFLOPS per second (GFLOP/s)

More than 7,700 GFLOP/s

High Performance Conjugate Gradient (HPCG*) (Across All Four Nodes)

More than 118 GFLOP/s

More than 127 GFLOP/s

HPCG (On Each Node)

More than 30.1 GFLOP/s

More than 32 GFLOP/s

DGEMM (On Each Node)

More than 1,300 GFLOP/s

More than 2,480 GFLOP/s

STREAM* (On Each Node)

More than 150,000 MB per second (MB/s)

More than 164,000 MB/s

IMB PingPong* (On Each Pair Of Nodes)

More than 11,300 MB/s (bandwidth)

Less than 1.80 microseconds (latency)

More than 11,300 MB/s (bandwidth)

Less than 1.80 microseconds (latency)

Business Value of Choosing a Plus Configuration Over a Base Configuration

Up to 54 percent higher GFLOP/s than the base configuration, as measured by the HPL benchmark.1

**Recommended, not required

Thông tin Sản phẩm và Hiệu năng

1Intel internal testing as of May 29, 2018. Base configuration: Four nodes, 2 × Intel® Xeon® Gold 6126 processor (2.60 GHz, 12 cores, 24 threads), 1 × Intel® Server Board S2600WFT, total memory: 96 GB 2,666 MHz DDR4 DIMM; 1 × one-port, low-profile Intel® Omni-Path Host Fabric Interface (Intel® OP HFI) Adapter 100 Series (100HFA016LS), x16, Peripheral Component Interconnect Express* (PCIe*); 1 × Intel® Solid State Drive (SSD) DC S4500 Series; 24-port Intel® Omni-Path Edge Switch (Intel® OP Edge Switch) 100 Series, 16-port 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) Ethernet switch. Plus configuration: Four nodes, 2 × Intel® Xeon® Gold 6148 processor (2.40 GHz, 20 cores, 40 threads), 1 × Intel® Server Board S2600WFT, 96 GB 2,666 MHz DDR4 DIMM; 1 × one-port, low-profile Intel® Omni-Path Host Fabric Interface (Intel® OP HFI) Adapter 100 Series (100HFA016LS), x16, PCIe*; 1 × Intel® SSD DC S4500 Series; 24-port Intel® Omni-Path Edge Switch (Intel® OP Edge Switch) 100 Series, 16-port 1 Gbps Ethernet switch.