Storage Resources/UVT HPC GPFS

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UVT HPC GPFS provides a data storage system which consists of two storage nodes (NSDs) and three different data storage enclosures and systems (IBM DS3400, DS400 and IBM NetApp 7.x family). All the storage systems are exported over fiber channel (dual 4 Gbps and 8 Gbps) to the storage nodes. All the clients (services, nodes etc.) have access to the storage space using the GPFS protocol over Infiniband QDR (40 Gbps) connection (configured in fail-over mode). The total available space is about 50TB from which 10%, 5TB, is dedicated to the project.

Technical Specification

Administrative Data
Short Description UVT HPC Center – GPFS Storage
Owner Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara (UVT)
Country Romania
Storage system
Description of storage systems IBM DS3400, DS4000 and NetApp 7.x
Total storage 50 TB
Dedication to VI-SEEM
Dedication % of available storage 10%
Storage in TB 5
System operational since February 2013
Available to the project from PM04
Expected date to be phased out N/A
Interfaces SFTO, FTP, HTTP, NFS