Facilities

Computers, visualization, office equipment, etc.

High Performance Computers

AICES Medusa

Active Directory at AICES

Hardware

Mac Pro (2013)

  • 3,7 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5
  • 64GB DDR3 RAM
  • AMD FirePro D300 Grafikkarte

Network-Home RAID

  • 32TB
AICES Xeon

Cluster at AICES hosted by the Center for Computing and Communication

Hardware

320 total CPUs and 640 GB total RAM:

  • 40 Intel Harpertown E5450 @ 8 3000 MHz Xeon with 16 GB
CATS Hydra (Vintage)

Xserve cluster at the Chair of Computational Analysis of Technical Systems

Hardware

44 total CPUs and 46 GB total RAM:

  • 1 Xserve G5 master node @ 2 2.30 GHz PowerPC G5 and 4 GB RAM
  • 21 Xserve G5 cluster nodes @ 2 2.30 GHz PowerPC G5 and 2 GB RAM
  • 1 Xserve RAID @ 2.8 TB disk space

Links

Product page at CATS

Claix

Claix Cluster at the Jülich Supercomputing Centre

Hardware

CLAIX2016-MPI: 600+ nodes have two Intel Xeon E5-2650v4 (Broadwell) processors (2,2 GHz, 12 cores each) with 24 cores in total and 128 GB main memory. 

CLAIX2016-SMP: 8 nodes comprise eight Intel Xeon E7-8860v4 (Broadwell) processors (2,2 GHz, 18 cores each) each node has 144 cores in total and 1024 GB main memory.

RZ Bull

Bull cluster at RWTH Computing Center (RZ)

Hardware

27,880 CPUs (292 TFLOPS) and ~94TB total RAM:
(installed in October 2011 upgraded in March 2012)

  • 1,358 Bullx Blade B500 @ 12 3.06 GHz Xeon X5675 Westmere EP
  • 87 Bullx S6010 @ 64-128 2.00 GHz Xeon X7550 Nehalem EX
  • 18 Bullx S6030 @ 32-64 2.00 GHz Xeon X7550 Nehalem EX

Links

FZJ Blue Gene
(Copyright Forschungszentrum Jülich)

JURECA at the Jülich Supercomputing Centre

JUQUEEN

Hardware

458,752 total CPUs (205 Gflops) and 448 TB total RAM

  • 28,672 IBM Blue Gene nodes @ 16 1.6 Ghz IBM PowerPC A2 with 16 GB

At the time of its upgrade in mid-2013, JUQUEEN was the fastest computer in Europe and 7th-fastest in the world.

Desktops

Desktops

This page has some information about desktop computers at AICES.

Apple Mac Pro

Hardware

  • CPU: 2.66 GHz Intel Xeon Dual-Core 5150 - 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon Six-Core
  • RAM: 4 - 64 GB DDR3 RAM
  • HDD: 250 GB - 1.2 TB GB Serial ATA

Apple iMac

Hardware

  • CPU: 2 - 3.06 GHz Intel Core Duo or 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7
  • RAM: 2 - 8 GB DDR3
  • HDD: 250 GB - 1 TB Serial ATA

Apple MacBook Pro

Hardware

  • CPU: 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo - 2.6 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
  • RAM: 4 GB - 16 GB DDR3
  • HDD: 250 - 500 GB Serial ATA

Apple MacBookAir

Hardware

  • CPU: 2.1 GHz Core 2 Duo - 1.8 GHz Core i5
  • RAM: 2 - 4 GB DDR3
  • HDD: 128 GB Serial ATA

Visualization and Imaging

RZ CAVE

aixCAVE virtual reality system at the RWTH Computing Center (RZ)

Hardware

3.3 × 5.25 × 5.25 m space:

  • 5 projection surfaces (4 walls and the floor)
  • 24 HD active stereo projectors with 1920 × 1200 resolution
Powerwall

AICES High Resolution PowerWall

Virtual reality system

Hardware

  • 2 Projektoren: Sony SRX-S105 (ca. 4000*2000 Pixel, 4K Auflösung)
  • optisches Tracking von A.R.T. mit 4 ARTtrack2 Kameras und FlyStick2 als Eingabegerät
  • Stereotechnologie: Passiv Stereo mit zirkular Polarisation

Rechner

  • Visualisierungs-Cluster bestehend aus 4 Render-Knoten und einem Master Knoten
  • Dell Precision T5610 CTO Basis mit 2 Intel Xeon Prozessoren und 32 GB RAM
  • Grafikkarte Nvidia Quadro K5000 (4GB)
  • Scientific Linux 5.1

Links

Imaging

Information about AICES Imaging

Printer

C531DN from Oki

  • black-and-white and full-color printing
  • Host: okiaugust.aices.rwth-aachen.de

MP161 from Aficio

  • black-and-white printing
  • scanning
  • Host: MP161.aices.rwth-aachen.de

MPC3000 from Aficio

  • black-and-white and full-color printing
  • scanning
  • faxing
  • Host: C3000.aices.rwth-aachen.de

ML3471ND from Samsung

  • black-and-white printing
  • Host: sam.aices.rwth-aachen.de

Links

  • to Mac OS X 10.5 Drivers
  • Mac OS X 10.6 driver is included. Make a software update after setting up the driver.
  • Support

Beamer

Canon XEED X600

  • LCOS technology combined with native XGA resolution
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
  • Resolution: 1024x768

Epson EB-G5450WU

  • 3LCD-Technology combined with native WUXGA resolution
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:10
  • Resolution: 1920x1200

Camera

Camcorder

Sony HDR-AX2000E

  • Audio System: Dolby® Digital 2ch
  • Resolution: 16:9 (1,037,000 x 3,000 px) or 4:3 (778,000 x 3,000 px)
  • Lens: G-Lens (Wide Angle Lens)
  • Movie Format: High Definition, AVCHD (1920 x 1080, 1440 x 1080) / Standard Definition, MPEG2
  • Movie Quality: HD ; FX (1920x1080i, 24Mbps) / FH (1920x1080i, 16Mbps) / HQ (9Mbps) / LP (5Mbps), SD; HQ (9Mbps)
Communication

The AICES Video Conferencing System Intercom located in conference room

AICES VK

The System is based on the following components:

  • Tandberg communications system Edge 96 MXP with full HD camera set.
  • Panasonic 50" Plasma Screen Widescreen Viera HD Ready Plasma TV
  • iMac 24"

GRS VK

  • 2x Polycom HDX 7000 Anlagen (Link)
  • angeschlossen an Beamer