SuperComputing 2015
High Speed Scientific Data Transfers using Software Defined Networking

Equipment


Servers are divided in two categories:

A) Dell Servers

4U Servers  Qty 4
 
Specification
 Processor  Quad Processors (E7-8861 v3) 2.8GHz
 RAM  128GB
 Storage  5 x 200GB SSD
 NIC  Mellanox, QLogic, 100GE NICs

B) Echostreams FlacheSAN2 Servers

2U Servers  Qty 7
 
Specification
 Processor  Dual Intel Processor Haswell E5-2690 / E5-2697
 RAM  64GB
 Hard Disks  OS only
 NIC  Mellanox, QLogic, 100GE Gen3 NICs


C) SGI Servers

2U Servers  Qty 2 (1 x Storage and 1 x quad blades)
 
Specification
 Processor  Dual Intel Haswell E5-2670/2697
 RAM  128GB in compute nodes, 256GB in storage server
 Storage  OS only
 NIC  Mellanox, QLogic, 100GE NICs

 

D) Networking Switching Equipment

 Brocade MLXe
 Qty 1
   6 x 100G port , 12 x 40G Ports
 
 Dell Z9100  Qty 7 (for complete project)
   32 x 100G port , 2 x 10G Ports
 100GE QSFP Optics  Qty 17
 100GE CR4 Cables  Qty 20
 
 Inventec D7032Q28B  Qty 1
 32 x 100G Ports
 
 Mellanox Spectrum  Qty 1
 32 x 100G Ports
 100GE VPI NICs  Qty 22
 100GE CR4 Cables  Qty 22
 
 QLogic  
 100GE NICs  Qty 10

 

D) Network Test Equipment

 Spirent SPT-N4U  Qty 1
 Number of Ports  2 x 100G , 5 x 40GE Ports


 Miscellaneous  
   
 Racks  2 x APC 42U AR3100 Server Racks
 FiberOptic Patch Panel  1