CS-Storm

CS-Storm GPU-Accelerated Cluster Supercomputer

Accelerator-optimized system consisting of multiple high-density multi-GPU server nodes

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Cray® CS-Storm™ Accelerated Cluster Supercomputers

The purpose-built Cray® CS-Storm™ cluster supercomputer adds to the industry’s broadest range of integrated systems, ready to tackle artificial intelligence (AI) problems at production scale. As machine learning and deep learning become integral to production workloads, Cray’s CS-Storm GPU supercomputer is your fastest path to value and the foundation for future innovation through new discoveries.

Designed for Speed
Powered by NVIDIA, Intel and Nallatech accelerators and processors, each CS-Storm server node and rack system is integrated by Cray to deliver maximum performance across the broadest range of machine learning and deep learning environments.

Designed for Scale
As machine learning and deep learning become core requirements for business and scientific discovery, the need for consistent and timely processing is driving the use of supercomputer-scale systems, which are designed to handle the largest data sets and perform the most complex calculations.

Designed for Simplicity
Designing, implementing and using an AI system doesn’t have to be difficult. You can rely on Cray, the expert in production supercomputing, to simplify your environment. Our systems are built on open, industry-standard technologies. We deliver a complete solution for AI including high-performance storage, system management and developer tools.

Cray CS-Storm 500GT System

The Cray CS-Storm 500GT configuration scales up to ten NVIDIA® Tesla® Pascal P40 or P100 GPUs or Nallatech FPGAs by leveraging the flexibility and economics of PCI Express as well as the power of today’s advanced Intel® Xeon® processor Scalable family.

Cray CS-Storm 500NX System

The Cray CS-Storm 500NX configuration scales up to eight NVIDIA Tesla Pascal P100 SXM2 GPUs using NVIDIA® NVLink™ to reduce latency and increase bandwidth between GPU-to-GPU communications, enabling larger models and faster results for AI and deep learning neural network training.



  CS-Storm 500GT CS-Storm 500NX
Processors and Accelerators
  • Up to 8 450W or 10 400W accelerators
  • NVIDIA® Tesla® P40 or P100 PCIe GPU accelerators
  • Nallatech FPGA accelerators
  • Two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors
  • Up to 8 NVIDIA Tesla P100 SXM2 GPU accelerators
  • Two Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 “Broadwell” processors
Interconnects
  • PCIe with single-root and balanced configuration option
  • InfiniBand® or Intel® OmniPath architecture
  • NVIDIA® NVLink™ for 8-way GPU-to-GPU communications
  • InfiniBand™ or Intel OmniPath Architecture
Architecture
  • 19" 3U or 4U rackmount chassis
  • 16 hot-swap 2.5” drives (up to 8 NVMe)
  • 19" 4U rackmount chassis
  • 12 2.5" drives (up to 4 NVMe)

Featured Resources

Cray Delivers Production-Ready AI With New Cray CS-Storm Accelerated Cluster Supercomputers

Cray announced the launch of two new Cray CS-Storm accelerated cluster supercomputers — the Cray CS-Storm 500GT and the Cray CS-Storm 500NX — purpose-built for the most demanding artificial intelligence (AI) workloads.

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Purpose-built for the most demanding machine learning workloads, Cray CS-Storm technology provides customers with a powerful, accelerator-optimized solution for moving AI applications from pilot to production.

MeteoSwiss and CSCS pave the way for more detailed weather forecasts

At the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) in Lugano the new “super weather computer” of the Swiss Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss has started its operation. MeteoSwiss is the first meteorological service which has switched to a new GPU based computer architecture.