Cineca è una delle Large Scale Facilities in Europa e uno dei membri fondatori di PRACE.

I sistemi hpc Cineca sono:

  • MARCONI: is the Tier-0 system based on the LENOVO NeXtScale platform and Intel Xeon Phi processors. It has been gradually completed since 2016, and its final configuration comprehends three partitions: the first partition (Marconi-A1) with Intel Broadwell, is into production since July 2016, has been closed on Sept 2018; the second partition (Marconi-A2) with Intel KnightsLanding is into production since January 2017, the third partition (Marconi-A3) with SkyLake is into production since August 2017, upgraded on Jan 2018 and finally on Nov 2018.
    Marconi is classified in Top500 list among the most powerful supercomputer:  rank 12 in November 2016, and rank 19 in the November 2018 list.
  • GALILEO: It has been renewed in March 2018 with Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 (Broadwell) nodes, available for italian research community.
  • D.A.V.I.D.E.: (Development of an Added Value Infrastructure Designed in Europe) Developed by an Italian vendor by means of a Pre Commercial Procurement. It is the energy-aware, High Performance Cluster, based on OpenPOWER8 servers and NVIDIA Tesla P100 data center GPUs.  It entered the Top500 and Green500 lists in June 2017, and entered into production  in January 2018.

Marconi è classificato tra i più potenti supercomputer al mondo nella lista Top500, alla posizione 19 nell'edizione di novembre 2019

  CPU (mhz,core, ...) Total cores / Total Nodes Memory  per node Accelerator Notes
MARCONI-A1 Intel Broadwell
2x Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4
@2.3GHz
18 cores each 
54.432 / 1512 128 GB -  
MARCONI-A2

Intel Knights Landing
1x Intel Xeon Phi7250 
@1.4GHz 
68 cores each

244800 / 3600 96 GB -  
MARCONI-A3

Intel SkyLake
2x Intel Xeon 8160 
@2.1GHz 
24 cores each

72576 / 1512 192 GB -  
Pico 2 x Intel Xeon 2670 v2 @2.5GHz   
10 cores each
 1480 / 74 128 GB - 4 nodes devoted to visualization
D.A.V.I.D.E.

OpenPOWER8 NVIDIA Tesla P100 SXM2 @2GHz 16 cores each

720 / 45   Tesla P100