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The following is one way to describe the available computing resources in a proposal. As a VBC user, if you've written a proposal that describes this better, please add that language to this page.

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High performance Computing Cluster (Cheaha):

Location: Rust Building, accessible remotely

Capabilities: 192 3.0GHz Intel-based compute cores with 386GB of RAM interconnected via a DDR Infiniband network. A high-performance, 180TB Lustre parallel file system built on a Direct Data Network (DDN) hardware platform is also connected to these cores via the Infiniband fabric. An additional 20TB of traditional SAN storage is available via a 1GigE network fabric. This general access compute fabric is available to all UAB investigators. Good for data analysis on very large datasets.