Stallo (computer)

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Stallo is a supercomputer at the University of Tromsø. It was put into use on the 10th December 2007, then as the world 87th most powerful supercomputer, and reached, in June 2008, a peak of 62nd[1] in the TOP500 list of supercomputers.

Picture of a supercomputer

Usage[edit]

Stallo is operated through NOTUR, the Norwegian Metacenter for Computational Science, and is used for a variety of tasks by universities and industry.[2]

Statistics[edit]

Stallo is a 1040 CPU / 9,184 core system employing two versions of Intel Xeon chipsets with a peak performance of 104 TFlop/s.[3] Overall Stallo has 19.7 TB RAM and 155.2 TB internal disk capacity.

Name[edit]

The name is taken from a mythical figure in Sami folklore, Stallo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TOP500 entry for Stallo". Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "NOTUR website". Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Stallo user guide". notor.no. Retrieved 26 February 2014.