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Oklahoma State University
High Performance Computing Center

A unit in the Division of the Vice President for Research

OSU HPCC Launches its Newest Supercomputer, Pistol Pete

OSU’s newest supercomputer “Pete” is available for researchers with special needs.

Pete’s computational infrastructure comprises 5,664 processor cores, 17,280 GB RAM, and more than 2 Petabytes of storage.

System summary:

  • 164 compute nodes, each with dual Intel “Skylake” 6130 CPUs and 96 GB RAM
  • Twelve large memory nodes, each with dual Intel “Skylake” 6130 CPUs and 768GB RAM 
  • One super memory node with dual Intel “Skylake” 6130 CPUs and 1.5TB RAM
  • 100 Gb/s Intel Omni-path low-latency interconnect
  • 360 TB high-speed parallel file system
  • Slurm Workload Manager

OSU’s supercomputers and support team enable computational and data intensive research for hundreds of researchers throughout Oklahoma’s academic institutions.

The system was funded by MRI Award #1531128, Acquisition of Shared High Performance Compute Cluster for Multidisciplinary Computational and Data-Intensive Research.