Carbonate (carbonate.uits.iu.edu) is Mason's replacement and is currentlyavailable to IU graduate students, faculty and staff. To request an accounton Carbonate follow the instructions in this KB article,https://kb.iu.edu/d/achr.
Carbonate consists of 72 compute (256 GB) nodes and eight large memory computenodes (512 GB); each node is a Lenovo NeXtScale nx360 M5 server, containingdual Intel Xeon 2680 v3 processors, 10Gb Ethernet adapters, and ~1TB of localsolid-state scratch. Carbonate fully supports high-performance, data-intensivecomputing and provides an eight-fold increase in processing capability overMason. For more details on Carbonate's system configuration seehttps://kms.iu.edu/d/aolc.
Carbonate nodes run Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. The system uses the Torqueresource manager integrated with Moab Workload Manager to coordinate resourcemanagement and job scheduling. Customization of the user shell environment, isdone via the Modules environment package.
Founded in 1989, the Coalition for Academic Scientific Computation (CASC) is an educational nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with 86 member institutions representing many of the nation’s most forward thinking universities and computing centers.