MCGILL UNIVERSITY

CLUMEQ
Category
Science and Technology

Largest scientific computing cluster with high performance equipment for a university consortium

 

Type of project

Layout and new infrastructures

 

Scope

739 m²

 

Construction cost

$3.5M (excluding servers)

 

Highlights
  • Computing cluster with 30,000 processing cores and a high density of 1 MW
  • Tier-1 redundancy of high importance
  • Pre-purchasing equipment in advance in order to respect the tight schedule
  • Use of existing infrastructure of the school
  • Utilization of free-cooling 75% of the year
  • Isolation of the hot and cold aisles