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At the Fundación Centro de Supercomputación de Castilla y León (SCAYLE)

Supercomputing Center of Castilla y León (SCAYLE) is a non-profit organization, belonging to the Public Sector of Castilla y León, whose main activity is the improvement of research tasks in Universities, R&D centers and companies, promoting and developing innovation actions in the world of the Knowledge Society, the area of ​​intensive calculation, communications and advanced services, contributing by technological improvement to the economic development of the Community and the improvement of the competitiveness of Business.

SCAYLE collaborates with multidisciplinary research groups in various fields of science. But it also has its own research lines aligned with its strategy and needs: Federation of Identities, Infrastructure and Execution of Workflows, Energy Efficiency in HPC environments and Cloud Technologies for Public Administrations.

SCAYLE is also the coordinating and managing body of the Regional Network of Science and Technology of Castilla y León, a regional network that interconnects the teaching and research centers of the Community with the Spanish (RedIRIS-NOVA) and European research networks (GÉANT2), facilitating the development of joint research projects.

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Machine information

Machine name Caléndula
% of the machine provided to RES 10%
Peak performance 132 TFLOPS
Main memory 8.4 TB
Number of nodes 364
Main nodes characteristics

6 nodes:

2 processors Xeon E5-2670 v2 (codename IvyBridge) @ 2.5 GHz
128 GB memory

114 nodes:

Xeon E5-2630 v3 (codename Haswell) @ 2.4 GHz
32 GB memory

244 nodes:

Xeon E5450 (codename Harpertown) @ 3 GHz
16 GB memory

Type of CPU

Xeon E5-2670 v2

Xeon E5-2630 v3

Xeon E5450

Number of cores per node

Xeon E5-2670 v2: 20 cores

Xeon E5-2630 v3: 16 cores

Xeon E5450: 8 cores

GFlops per core

Xeon E5-2670 v2: 20 GFLOPS

Xeon E5-2630 v3: 38.4 GFLOPS

Xeon E5450: 12 GFLOPS

Disk storage Lustre 2.7 with 600 TB
Interconnection networks Infiniband DDR 20 Gbps
Infiniband FDR 56 Gbps
Operating system CentOS 6.6

Support team / Contact

Tecnichal support for RES users is available by this e-mail address res_support@scayle.es

An online users guide is available here.