SuperComputing 2014
Enabling Scientific Discoveries with the LHC Data Distribution Over Terabit Networks

Equipment


Servers are divided in two categories:

A) Echostreams FlacheSAN2 Servers

2U Servers  Qty 26
 
Specification
 Processor  Dual Intel Processor IVY Bridge E5-2690 / E5-2697
 RAM  128GB
 Hard Disks  Mix of SSD drives from Seagate 600, Intel, Micron, Toshiba and Samsung.
 NIC  Mellanox 40GE Gen3 NICs


B) Dell Servers

4U Servers  Qty 2
 
Specification
 Processor  Quad Processors (E7-8857 v2)
 RAM  256GB
 Hard Disks  12 x Intel NVMe drives. 7 used in one while 5 were used in the 2nd server.
 NIC  Mellanox 40GE NICs


C) Networking Switching Equipment

 Brocade MLXe
 Qty 3
   18 x 100G port , 36 x 40G Ports
 
 Extreme Networks BD-X8  12 x 100G port , 48 x 40G Ports
   
 Dell S6000  Qty 1
 32 x 40G Ports
 Padtec 100G Lightdpad Optical MUX  Qty 6
 24 x 100G Ports
 

D) Network Test Equipment

 Spirent  Qty 1
 Number of Ports  2 x 100G , 5 x 40GE Ports


 Miscellaneous  
   
 Racks  4 x APC 42U AR3100 Server Racks
 FiberOptic Patch Panel  2