CP3-Origins awarded 7.3 million core hours from PRACE

May 30, 2013

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CP3-Origins with Ari Hietanen as PI has been granted 7.3 million The Mare Nostrum Supercomputer in Barcelonacore hours on the super computer Mare Nostrum III.

PRACE is an international non-profit association with 25 European member countries. PRACE aims to enable high impact European scientific discovery and engineering research and development across all disciplines by granting access to world class computing and data management resources and services open to all European public research through a peer review process.

MareNostrum is a super computer based on Intel SandyBridge processors, iDataPlex Compute Racks, a Linux Operating System and an Infiniband interconnection. It has a peak performance of 1 PetaFlops, 48,448 Intel SandyBridge-EP E5-2670 cores at 2.6 GHz (3,028 compute nodes), 94.625 TB of main memory (32 GB/node), 1.9 PB of disk storage, the interconnection networks is composed of Infiniband and Gigabit Ethernet, and it runs with Linux – SUSE Distribution.

Title: Simulating Dark Matter on the Lattice

Project leader: Ari Hietanen (CP3-Origins, FKF, SDU).

Collaborators: Claudio Pica, Francesco Sannino, and Ulrik I. Søndergaard