ASL 7U Rack mount chassis with rail kit, FCC Class B
Up to fourteen (14) hot-plug computing nodes
Note: The base configuration includes one computing node only
Up to two (2) hot-plug chassis management modules
Remote management of computing nodes, power supplies, cooling fans and network switches
KVM over LAN / KVM over IP
Serial over LAN (SOL)
Remote Power Control
Command line tool and graphical management software (JAVA)
Up to two (2) hot-plug Gigabit Ethernet switch modules
Fourteen (14) internal downlink ports for 1st LAN interface off the computing nodes
Note: A second switch module is required for 2nd LAN interface off the computing nodes
Ten (10) external uplink RJ-45 ports
One (1) hot-plug 4X DDR Infiniband switch module (optional)
Mellanox InfiniScale III with 960Gbps bandwidth
Fourteen (14) 4X DDR downlink ports
Ten (10) 4X DDR CX4 uplink ports
Four (4) 1620W hotswap and redundant N+1 power supply modules, 93% efficiency
Eight (8) cooling fans
Dimensions: 12.1" (H) x 18.5" (W) x 29" (D)
Supermicro B8DTE server board
Intel Xeon 5500 series processors (Gainestown), 4x256MB L2 cache, 8MB L3 cache, 5.86GT/s or 6.4GT/s QuickPath Interconnect, Nehalem core, HyperThreading (SMT), Socket LGA1366
Intel Xeon 5600 series processors (Westmere), 6x256MB L2 cache, 12MB L3 cache, 5.86GT/s or 6.4GT/s QuickPath Interconnect, Nehalem core, HyperThreading (SMT), Socket LGA1366
Intel 5500 (Tylersburg) chipset
ICH10R 6-port SATA II controller with HostRAID1
Twelve 240-pin DIMM banks supporting up to 96GB DDR3 ECC registered memory, 6 memory slots per CPU bank, triple channel memory bus
Note: Triple channel memory bus requires 3 modules installed per CPU bank.
Note: Two processors are required to populate 9 or 12 memory modules.
Note: Memory bus speed varies from 1066mhz or 1333mhz.
Onboard Matrox G200eW VGA controller with 8M display ram
Hard Disk Subsystem:
Up to three hot-plug Serial ATA II 2.5in hard drives. These drives can be configured as standalone unit or software RAID 0/1.
Onboard Intel 82576 Dual-Port PCI-Express Gigabit controller, 1000BaseTX
Onboard in-band and out-of-band remote server management (over LAN, IPMI 2.0) with dedicated LAN
Optional 4x QDR/DDR Infiniband mezzanine board
SUV (Serial/USB/Video) and KVM Connector
Red Hat Linux with ASL optimized kernel, 32-bit or 64-bit operating system
Note: Red Hat has announced major changes to the boxed product. Please read!
Developers: To maximize the potential of the Xeon architecture, ASL recommends using the
Intel® C/C++ and/or Fortran compilers. These compilers will generate codes that are
optimized for the Pentium IV streaming SIMMD extensions and new instructions. For more
detail on the compilers, please visit here.
1: HostRAID is not supported under Linux.