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HPC-NML Bioinformatics Computing Resource

The HPC-NML Bioinformatics Computing Resource

Funded by USC Office of Research and the USC Libraries, the USC Libraries Bioinformatics Service collaborates with the USC Advanced Research Computing to offer a dedicated condo cluster HPC-NML for the analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) data with Partek Flow.

Hardware Specifications

HPC-NML Head-node (1): Gigabyte-Z91

  • Two 16-core AMD EPYC processor Model 7302 (3.0GHz, 128MB cache, 155W)
  • 256 GB memory (16x16GB PC4-23400 2933MHz DDR4 RDIMM)
  • Mellanox 100GB/s EDR InfiniBand

HPC-NML Worker nodes (11):

Five Lenovo NX360 M4

  • Two 8-core Intel Xeon processor Model E5-2650v2 (2.6GHz, 20MB cache, 95W)
  • 64GB memory
  • 2TB SATA non-hot plug hard drive

Two Dell PowerEdge R430 

  • Two 10-core Intel Xeon processor Model E5-2680v4 (2.4GHz, 35MB cache, 120W)
  • 64GB memory
  • 2TB SATA non-hot plug hard drive
  • Infiniband FDR PCIe

Two Dell PowerEdge C6420

  • Two 12-core Intel Xeon processor Model Silver-4116 (2.1GHz, 16MB cache, 85W)
  • 96GB memory
  • 2TB 7.2K SATA non-hot plug hard drive
  • Infiniband FDR PCIe

Two Dell? (to be updated)

  • Two 24-core Intel Xeon processor Model Gold 6248R (3.0GHz, 35.75MB cache, 205W)
  • 192-384GB memory
  • 2TB SATA non-hot plug hard drive