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New beowulf cluster at EDF (200 Tflops) based on Debian 6.0 Squeeze

Aug 01, 2011, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"electricité de France S.A. is pleased to announce that its new supercomputer, which is 200 Tflops and 43rd in the latest TOP500 (June 2011) , is based on Debian Squeeze.

This supercomputer, called Ivanoe, is made of compute nodes, graphical nodes, connexion servers and infrastructure servers. This represents 1454 IDataPlex IBM Servers and 200 Tflops.

Compute nodes, graphical nodes and connexion servers are fully diskless and bootstrap thanks to the "Debian Live Project" , but we still have servers that are installed on disk thanks to "Fully Automatic Installation" which are configured by "Puppet" .

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