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Chimera is a heterogeneous distributed memory high performance compute cluster, comprised of the following hardware:

head node:

2 x 20-core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4210R CPU @ 2.40GHz (40 cores)
100Gb/s infiniband

12 compute nodes consisting of the following:

chimera01 node:
2 x 8-core Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 v2 @ 2.60GHz (16 cores/node)
56Gb/sec (4X FDR) infiniband

chimera06-08, each with:
4 x 14-coreAMD Opteron 6276 processors - (64 cores total/node)
256G RAM
40Gb/s infiniband

chimera09-10, each with:
2 x 12-core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6126 CPU @ 2.60GHz - (24 cores total/node)
756G RAM
56Gb/s infiniband

chimera11 node:
2 x 20-core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6248 - (40 cores total/node)
772G RAM
100Gb/s infiniband

chimera12-13, each with:
2 x 64-core AMD EPYC 7742 - (128 cores total/node)
8 Nvidia DGX-A100 GPU
2064G RAM
200Gb/s infiniband

chimera14-16, each with:
2 x 24-core Intel(R) Xeon(R) 6240R - (48 cores total/node)
756G RAM
100Gb/s infiniband

Access to chimera is available to all UMass Boston researchers.

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