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Computing Resources

CPU Clusters

Venus

As a single-node computer, it has 16 Intel Xeon E7-8860v3 CPUs (a total of 256 processors) which can run 512 threads in parallel, 4TB shared memory and a total of 180TB storage. Please contact Prof. Yi Mao (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to open an account.
 

Orion

As a powerful Dell HPC cluster, it has 80 nodes, with a total of 2240 processors, and 480TB storage. Each node has two Intel Xeon Gold 6132 CPUs and 96GB memory. Please contact Prof. Yi Mao (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to open an account.
 

BeiLuo

This small cluster has 4 Intel Xeon E7-4890v2 CPUs for computing (a total of 60 processors) which can run 120 threads in parallel, 1TB shared memory. And 2 Intel Xeon E5-2620v3 provide a total of 180TB storage. Please contact Prof. Yi Mao (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to open an account.

Jupiter

As a Dell storage cluster, it has 840 TB hard disk storage, for saving permanent data. Contact: Prof. Yi Mao (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).




GPU Clusters

 

 








Metis

As a Dell GPU cluster, Metis has two intel Xeon Gold 6248 CPUs (a total of 40 cores), 784 GB shared memory, 12.48TB SSD + 168TB hard disk storage, and 10 nvidia v100 Graphics cards (each with 32GB memory, PCI-e). Please contact Prof. Yi Mao (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to open an account.
 

R2D2

This is a miniature desktop workstation optimized for machine learning, equipped with a GTX 1080Ti Graphics Card featuring 11GB GDDR5X 352-bit memory, 3584 CUDA cores, and 11GB Frame Buffer. Please contact Xiangyun Long (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) to open an account.

 

 








Observing Resources

 


 
 
 
 
 

TNT

DoA has a 50% share on the 80cm Tsinghua-NAOC Telescope (TNT).
 
 
 

TAP

DoA faculty, postdocs and students can apply for telescope time, currently on CFHT, Palomar 5m and LCO 1m telescopes. More detailed information can be found at http://info.bao.ac.cn/tap/