Shirokane2 Distributed-Memory Server Type-B
The Type-B nodes have been available to the users since January, 2012. Each node is powered by the 16-core AMD 2.3 GHz Bulldozer CPU which is faster than the CPU found on the Shirokane1 Type-B nodes. There are total 504 Type-B nodes and they are connected through the high throughput data network. Type-B nodes are primarily designed and reserved for scientific batch computation, but also used for interactive work and web services.
|System name||Role||Number of nodes||Device name||CPU/node||Memory|
|Distributed-memory server Type-B||Web Server||2||Hitachi HA8000-tc/HT225||AMD Opteron 6276 2.3GHz (16 cores) ×2||32 GB|
Operational Period and Pictures
January 2012 -