Resource centre BG
From HP-SEE Wiki
Resource centre BG
The Bulgarian Supercomputing Centre (BGSC), operates and provides access to an IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer, consisting of two racks, 2048 PowerPC 450 based compute nodes, 8192 processor cores and a total of 4 TB random access memory. The Blue Gene/P supercomputer is deployed at Executive Agency “Electronic Communications Networks and Information Systems”.
Parallel programming models
Supported parallel programming paradigms are MPI, OpenMP. There is also possibility to run jobs in HTC mode (High Throughput Computing).
Languages C/C++ ; gcc compiler toolchain, IBM XL compilers and MPI libraries, profiling and debugging tools.
User administration, authentication, authorization, security
The main authentication and authorization method is via passwords/private keys.
Workflow and batch management
Tivoli Workload Scheduler Loadleveler.
Distributed filesystem and data management
The PVFS2 and Lustre filesystems are used.
Accounting and resource management
The LoadLeveler software is used for resource management.
Operational monitoring is performed jointly with IBM.
Helpdesk and user support
Libraries and application tools
1) Software libraries:
ATLAS, PETCs, ParMETIS, LAPACK, Linpack, ScalaPAck, SuperLU, MUMS, HYPRE, ParFE, GotoBLAS, FFTW, GlobalArray, PVFS2, LUSTRE, Trilinos, SPRNG, MPI (MVIAPICH1/2, OpenMPI), BLACS, BLAS
2) Development and application software available:
Aster, Charm++, CPMD, GAMESS, GROMACS, LAMMPS, NAMD, DL POLY 4, CP2K, NWChem, Quantum Espresso, ROSETTA 3, mpiBLAST and ScalaBLAST, SPECFEM3D, Code Saturne / Syrthes1.3.2, Code Salome
Access the IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer
If you want to have access to BlueGene/P you have to register in the HP-SEE Resource Management System at https://portal.ipp.acad.bg:8443/hpseeportal/. For more information on using the Resource Management System consult Resource management system.
HP-SEE researchers should use the help desk - https://helpdesk.hp-see.eu/ If you don’t have an account send mail to Ioannis Liaboti - iliaboti at grnet dot gr