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United Kingdom-Southampton: Super computer
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
NOC HPC Replacement
We are seeking to replace two existing machines with a single NOC-wide facility that will be hosted within the NOC Southampton server room. Typical jobs may be 100-200 core MPI parallelised instances of NEMO, occasionally 300-500 core.
European way, SO14 3ZH.
For the previous 6 years, NOC has owned and used two local HPC machines (‘Mobilis’ [1152 core (~22 Tflops), Intel-based] and ‘Mobius’ [1024 + 256 core (6 + 1.5 T flops), AMD-based]), sited in Southampton and Liverpool respectively, to undertake model development. Both machines are now at end-of-life and need replacing. NOC is seeking bids to replace it's existing two machines with a single machine that will be hosted at our Southampton site.
Support and maintenance for up to 2 further years.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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