Tera 100

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Tera 100 is a supercomputer built by Bull SA for the French Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique.

On May 26, 2010, Tera 100 was turned on. The computer, which is located in Essonne is able to sustain around 1 petaFLOPs maximum performance and a peak at 1.25 petaFLOPs. It has 4300 Bullx Series S servers ('Mesca'), 140,000 Intel Xeon 7500 processor cores, and 300 TB of memory. The Interconnect is QDR InfiniBand. The file system has a throughput of 500 GB/s and total storage of 20 PB. [1] It uses the SLURM resource manager for scheduling batch jobs.[2]

Tera 100 uses Bull XBAS Linux, a Red Hat Enterprise Linux derivative.[2]

As of June 2011, TOP500 deems it the ninth fastest supercomputer in the world.

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