r6 - 10 Apr 2013 - 16:11:39 - RobertBallYou are here: TWiki >  Admins Web > FabricUpgradeP24


  • Place here anticipated hardware upgrade activities anticipated during this quarter (Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2013)
  • Update SiteCertificationP24 with progress, as appropriate.
  • At the end of the quarter we will update the US ATLAS Facility spreadsheet with newly deployed storage and compute resources (c.f. CapacitySummary).
  • Previously, FabricUpgradeP23


last phase:

this phase:


last phase:
  • Still integrating storage purchases from last quarter, all of which have now been delivered
  • No further purchases expected for this phase.
this phase:
  • Storage successfully integrated.
  • Replaced three 8-core Intel E5440 nodes with 3 32-core Intel E5-2665 nodes


last phase:
  • Planning purchase of approximately 1 PB during this phase between UC and IU. UIUC will add 25 compute servers to its campus cluster, plus about 300 TB.
  • At UC, orders have been placed for 1080 TB (usable) plus an 10g switch
  • As of end of quarter, orders are being prepared for IU and UIUC procurements.
  • Electrical work ordered for UC's server room for two new racks of UPS power.
this phase:
  • Installed 500 TB usable storage at UC
  • Upgraded UC network - adding 40G bonded channels internally between Dell 8024F stack, Cisco 6509, and Dell 6248 stack. Completed March 31.
  • At of end of quarter, still have 500 TB additional storage to bring online. *14 new R420 compute servers at UIUC delivered, to be brought online in the next couple of weeks.
  • Added 300TB of disk to UIUC DDN (total now 400TB). Will be brought online in the next two months


last phase:
  • Preparing for two new storage racks (r710/720/610 + md1200 3TB drives) to be ordered ASAP
  • Electrical work in machine room and configuration with Dell
this phase:
  • New storage (576TB useable) online
  • Preparations for move to Holyoke


last phase:
  • UTA: Installed 480TB storage at SWT2_CPB
  • OU: ordered 160 TB DDN storage
this phase:
  • OU: About to add this storage into Lustre


last phase:
  • 6 R610 + 44 MD1200 w/ 3TB drives
this phase:

-- RobertGardner - 20 Feb 2013

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