The University of Oklahoma, OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research (OSCER)
Date : 10/1/2013
With three times as much computational power as its predecessor, OU’s HPC cluster is designed to enable researchers to expand the reach of their scientific inquiry and to improve both speed and accuracy to drive insight.
Henry Neeman, Director, OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research (OSCER), The University of Oklahoma, United States
ChallengeAt the University of Oklahoma, the “OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research (OSCER)” provides massive computational resources to researchers worldwide and must keep them updated, so knowledge can grow — and costs don’t.
SolutionOSCER’s staff chose a Dell™ High-Performance Computing (HPC) solution designed to harness 436 nodes of CPU power capable of 111.6 trillion calculations per second.
Benefits• Increases computational power, expanding researchers’ reach
• Enables tornado research that can help save lives
• Designed to deliver three times its predecessor’s speed at the same cost
• Intended to use 20 percent less power, saving costs and lowering environmental impact
• Requires 28 percent less space for the entire system