UFIT Research Computing has issued an end-of-semester update on the build of HiPerGator 3.0. The first 12 (of a total of 44) racks for HiPerGator AI, the NVIDIA DGX A100 SuperPOD, have arrived. The remaining 32 racks will arrive this month. Staff from Lenovo and NVIDIA are working with UFIT to complete the installation and configuration of this extremely complex system. HiPerGator 3.0 will be available in May 2021.
HiPerGator 1.0: 2013 – 16,000 AMD cores – 4 GB RAM/core (will retire in May 2021)
17,920 AMD 7742 2.25 GHz “Rome” cores w. 8 GB RAM per core
1,120 Nvidia “Ampere” A100 GPUs
4 PetaByte all-flash DDN A3I AI400 storage
Double precision Linpack (HPL) 13.75 Petaflops = 13.75 M x 1 B ops/sec
AI floating point operations 0.7 Exaflops = 0.7 B x 1 B ops/sec
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