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The laboratory is located in the Department of Biochemical Sciences and in the Physics Department of the Sapienza University.

Available computer equipment

1 Cluster HP 10 Blade (BL 465c) , 20 CPU (AMD O2220 2.8 GHz Dual Core), 80 GB RAM, 20 Disks SAS 72 GB 15Krpm, 4 Gbit Ethernet. - 4 Switch Gigabit Virtual Connect (located in the computer room of CASPUR, the Interuniversity Consortium for the application of super calculus for University and Research, located within 500 meters from the laboratory.)

Server HP DL580R07 32 core 80 Gb RAM 6Tb hard disk 

Server HP DL380p Gen8 12 core  64 Gb RAM  4Tb hard disk 

Server  HP PROLIANT DL 160 G6, 8 proc Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5410 2.33GHz, 8 Gb RAM  

Several Desktops (PC and MACs)

Remote access to high performance computers.

We have access to Shaheen II, a Cray XC40 machine delivering over 7.2 Pflop/s of theoretical peak performance (the seventh fastest supercomputer in the world according to the TOP500 list). We have been granted 12 millions computational hours.

In the past the laboratory has applied and been granted access to:

•    36 machines with 2 Itanium CPUs, 28 machines with 2 Xeon CPUs, 64 machines with 2 DualCore2 Duo CPUs  through the Vital-IT European project
•    the equivalent of 200,000 CPU-core-h (Power5, 1.9 GHz) through the Distributed European Infrastructure Supercomputing Applications (DEISA)

Software
We have local installation of the most widely used modelling, statistical and simulation software packages and biological databases.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 March 2016 15:58 )