PARAM Shakti | UPSC Current Affairs 2023

πŸ‘‰The supercomputer PARAM Shakti is based on a heterogeneous and hybrid configuration of Intel Xeon Skylake processors, and NVIDIA Tesla V100.
πŸ‘‰ The system was designed and implemented by HPC Technologies team, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC).
πŸ‘‰ It consists of 2 Master nodes, 8 Login nodes, 10 Service/Management nodes and 442 (CPU+GPU) nodes with total peak computing capacity of 1.66 (CPU+GPU) PFLOPS performance.
πŸ‘‰ PARAM Shakti systems are based on Intel Xeon SKL G-6148, NVIDIA Tesla V100 with total peak performance of 1.6 PFLOPS.
πŸ‘‰The cluster consists of compute nodes connected with Mellanox (EDR) infiniteBand interconnect network. The system uses the Lustre parallel file system.
πŸ‘‰PARAM Shakti is designed and commissioned by C-DAC to cater to the computational needs of IIT Kharagpur and nearby Research, Engineering and
scientific institutes of the region.
πŸ‘‰ The system is built with the latest cutting-edge hardware and software technologies.

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