2 new teramem systems are now available through the teramem queue on farm3. These new hosts are quad socket 20 core units (80 cores in all) and provide 3TB of memory on each host. This is a significant boost to our existing hugemem environment where we continue to provide 256GB, 512GB and 1.5TB systems.
In addition to the high core and memory that these new bits provide, they also have approximately ~2TB of NVMe mounted under /local/scratch01. This is a very fast local high IOP/s storage area that is idea for creating graph indexes, or general small file transactions.
To access these hosts, jobs will need to be submitted to the termed queue (-q teramem) and only jobs > 750GB will currently be accepted into this queue. Currently the maximum job length is set to 15 days and the new kernel required to support the systems does not support the blcr checkpointing at this time. So please be aware, the that this restriction exists.
As always, any questions or comments, please let us know in the usual fashion.