Pegasus IV Cluster

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Thomas Vojta
Research Group
Physics Department



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Design goals:

build high-performance computer system for theoretical physics research
support parallel computing
use cheap commodity PC hardware
employ free open-source software whenever possible
minimize total cost

Design elements:

cluster server provides interface to the Missouri S&T campus network
191 diskless and stateless quad and hexa core compute nodes
nodes and server connected via private Gigabit ethernet
cluster operating system based on Scientific Linux 7.1
resources admistered by Torque batch system and Maui scheduler
parallelization via OpenMPI

Thomas Vojta in the hot aisle of Pegasus IV.