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Kraken

Kraken XT5
Cray Linux Environment 3.1
Peak performance: 1.17 PF
Compute cores: 112,896
Compute memory: 147 TB
Disk space: 3.3 PB
Compute nodes: 9,408
Interconnect: Cray SeaStar2+

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Kraken Cray XT5 system specifications:

  • Cray Linux Environment (CLE) 3.1
  • A peak performance of 1.17 PetaFLOP
  • 112,896 compute cores
  • 147 TB of compute memory
  • A 3.3 PB raw parallel file system of disk storage for scratch space (2.4 PB available)
  • 9,408 compute nodes
    Each node has:
  • Two 2.6 GHz six-core AMD Opteron processors (Istanbul)
  • 12 cores
  • 16 GB of memory
  • Connection via Cray SeaStar2+ router

For previous statistics, see Kraken machine size.