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Cray® CS400-AC™ Specifications

Architecture Air cooled, up to 80 nodes per rack cabinet
Building Block Platform

Cray GreenBlade System or Cray Rackmount Servers

Processor, Coprocessor and
Support for up to 12-core, 64-bit, Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3
Optional support for Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors and NVIDIA® Tesla® GPU computing accelerators
Memory Up to 512 GB DDR4 RAM in GreenBlade systems and up to 1,536 GB in rackmount servers
Interconnect and Networks Available FDR InfiniBand with Connect-IB® or QDR True Scale Host Channel Adapters
Options for single- or dual-rail fat tree or 3D torus
1 GbE and 10 GbE Ethernet for management
Redundant networks (InfiniBand, GbE and 10GbE) with failover
System Administration
Advanced Cluster Engine (ACE™)
  • Complete remote management capability
  • GUI and command line system administration
  • System software version rollback capability
  • Redundant management servers with automatic failover
  • Automatic discovery and status reporting of interconnect, server and storage hardware
  • Cluster partitioning into multiple logical clusters, each capable of hosting a unique software stack
  • Remote server control (power on/off, cycle) and remote server initialization (reset, reboot, shutdown)
  • Scalable fast diskless booting for large node systems and root file systems for diskless nodes
  • Multiple global storage configurations
Resource Management and
Job Scheduler

Options for SLURM, Altair PBS Professional, IBM Platform™ LSF, Adaptive Computing Torque, Maui and Moab,
and Grid Engine
Reliable, Available, Serviceable (RAS) Redundant power, cooling and management servers with failover capabilities
All critical components easily accessible
File System Cray® Cluster Connect™, Cray® Sonexion®, NFS, Local FS (Ext3, Ext4 XFS), Lustre®, GPFS and Panasas®
PanFS® available as global file systems
Disk Storage Full line of FC-attached disk arrays with support for FC, SATA disk drives and SSDs
Operating System Red Hat, SUSE or CentOS available on compute nodes
ACE Management Servers delivered with Red Hat Linux®
Performance Monitoring Tools
 Open source packages such as HPCC, Perfctr, IOR, PAPI/IPM, netperf
Compilers, Libraries & Tools Options for Open MPI, MVAPICH2, Intel MPI and IBM Platform MPI libraries
Cray Programming Environment on Cluster Systems (Cray PE on CS), PGI, Intel Cluster Toolkit, NVIDIA® CUDA®,
OpenCL, DirectCompute Toolkits, GNU, DDT, TotalView, OFED programming tools and many others
Power Power supplies deliver up to 38 kW per cabinet, with actual consumption based upon configuration
Optional 480V power distribution with a choice of 208V or 277V three-phase power supplies
Cooling Features Air cooled
Airflow: up to 3,000 cfm in densest configuration; Intake: front; Exhaust: back
Optional passive or active chilled cooling rear door heat exchangers
Cabinet Dimensions (HXWXD) 42U/19”: 78.39” (1,991 mm) x 23.62” (600 mm) x 47.24” (1,200 mm) standard rack cabinet
Cabinet Weight 42U/19”: up to 1,856.3 lbs.; 232 lbs./sq. ft. per cabinet
Support and Services Turnkey installation services with worldwide support and service options