Zentrum für Bioinformatik (ZBIT)

Tuegrid Cluster (hpc-uni)

Refer to https://www.tuegrid-doc.uni-tuebingen.de/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=hpc-uni:hpc-uni for the most current information about the cluster.

The cluster currently consists of 48 nodes. 39 nodes can be used for computation - the other nodes provide the lustre file system or are testing machines. The nodes are named cn01 ... cn48 internally. The internal network is 10.128.1.x, netmask Every node is NATed.

Node cn01 is the cluster frontend, that can be accessed via hpc-uni.uni-tuebingen.de, which is an alias for u-003-scfe02.uni-tuebingen.de. Only this node is accessible directly and must be used for submitting jobs.

The cluster management unit (CMU) is named cmu00.uni-tuebingen.de, which is an alias for u-003-scmu00.uni-tuebingen.de. The CMU can not be accessed by normal users and is needed to perform administrative tasks. It is available over a web frontend.

The cluster is running under Scientific Linux 5.0. Every node has a local disk of 70 GB size for it's operating system.