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10.1 Emulab Cluster
2017-05-26 (03098e2)

10 Hardware

10.1 Emulab Cluster

The Emulab cluster at the University of Utah contains almost 500 servers across four CPU generations with a total of more than 3,800 cores.

More technical details can be found at https://www.emulab.net/hardware.php.

d430

   

160 nodes (Haswell, 16 core, 3 disks)

CPU

   

Two Intel E5-2630v3 8-Core CPUs at 2.4 GHz (Haswell)

RAM

   

64GB ECC Memory (8x 8 GB DDR4 2133MT/s)

Disk

   

One 200 GB 6G SATA SSD

Disk

   

Two 1 TB 7.2K RPM 6G SATA HDDs

NIC

   

Two or four Intel I350 1GbE NICs

NIC

   

Two or four Intel X710 10GbE NICs

d820

   

16 nodes (Sandy Bridge, 32 core, 7 disks)

CPU

   

Four Intel E5-4620 8-Core CPUs at 2.2 GHz (Sandy Bridge)

RAM

   

128GB ECC Memory (8x 16 GB DDR3 1333MHz)

Disk

   

One 250 GB 7.2K RPM 3G SATA HDD

Disk

   

Six 600 GB 10K RPM 3G SAS HDDs

NIC

   

Four Intel X520 10GbE NICs

d710

   

160 nodes (Nehalem, 4 core, 2 disks)

CPU

   

One Intel Xeon E5530 4-Core CPU at 2.4 GHz (Nehalem)

RAM

   

12GB ECC Memory (6x 2 GB DDR2 1066MHz)

Disk

   

One 500 GB 7.2K RPM SATA HDD

Disk

   

One 250 GB 7.2K RPM SATA HDD

NIC

   

Four Broadcom BCM5709 1GbE NICs

pc3000

   

160 nodes (Nocona, 1 core, 2 disks)

CPU

   

One Intel Xeon single-core CPU at 3.0 GHz (Nocona)

RAM

   

2GB ECC Memory (2x 1 GB DDR2 400MHz)

Disk

   

Two 146 GB 10K RPM SCSI HDD

NIC

   

1-4 Intel 1GbE NICs

NIC

   

1-4 Intel 10/100 NICs

All nodes are connected to two networks: