The Liniac Project
The Liniac project is an umbrella organization which supports
High Performance Computing research on
Beowulf-class Linux clusters, as well as
Sun Grid Engine powered grids. It grew out of the Eniac 2000 project
which was funded by a grant from Intel Corporation, but is now funded primarily through
grants from member research groups. We currently support hundreds of nodes for
several distinct organizations, housed in two machine rooms in different buildings.
Each room contains a redundant HVAC setup and isolated power distribution.
We are organizationally within the
CIS Department of the
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, at the
University of Pennsylvania.
Supported Clusters and Grids
Access to each cluster is limited to Penn faculty members associated
with the cluster and their affiliated researchers.
For up-to-date information or specifics for each cluster, visit the Liniac Wiki site.