Mio.Mines.Edu
Mio.Mines.Edu
Your Supercomputer
Your Supercomputer
You have access to a 90 Tflop HPC cluster for
You have access to a 90 Tflop HPC cluster for
Student and Faculty Research use
Student and Faculty Research use


Want to get started with supercomputing?
Want to get started with supercomputing?
Supercomputing is an increasingly important part of engineering
Supercomputing is an increasingly important part of engineering
and scientific research. Mines provides an advanced
and scientific research. Mines provides an advanced
supercomputing cluster called “Mio” for the use of students and
supercomputing cluster called “Mio” for the use of students and
faculty who wish to take advantage of this extraordinary high-
faculty who wish to take advantage of this extraordinary high-
performance computing resource.
performance computing resource.


For Students
For Students
Students have already purchased some access to Mio with Tech
Students have already purchased some access to Mio with Tech
Fee funds—usable for general research, class projects, and learning
Fee funds—usable for general research, class projects, and learning
HPC techniques. Students may also at times use Mio nodes
HPC techniques. Students may also at times use Mio nodes
purchased by their academic advisor or other professors. The HPC
purchased by their academic advisor or other professors. The HPC
Group offers assistance to students (and faculty) to get up and
Group offers assistance to students (and faculty) to get up and
running on Mio. Individual consultations and workshops are
running on Mio. Individual consultations and workshops are
available.
available.


For Faculty
For Faculty
Mio holds many advantages for professors:
Mio holds many advantages for professors:
• There’s no need to manage their own HPC resources
• There’s no need to manage their own HPC resources
• Professors can access other professor's resources when
• Professors can access other professor's resources when
allowed
allowed
• Mines supplies high-quality Infiniband network infrastructure,
• Mines supplies high-quality Infiniband network infrastructure,
which greatly improves the scalability of multinode
which greatly improves the scalability of multinode
applications
applications
• Cost is a reasonable $5,800 per node
• Cost is a reasonable $5,800 per node


Hardware Description
Hardware Description
Compute Nodes
Compute Nodes
• 8 -24 compute cores per node
• 2.5GHz - 3.06GHz
• 8 -24 compute cores per node
• 2.5GHz - 3.06GHz
• 24-192 GB/Node
• Infiniband Interconnect
• 24-192 GB/Node
• Infiniband Interconnect
• 2 GPU nodes - 7.23 Tflops
• 8 Phi/MIC cards - 16.0 Tflops
• 2 GPU nodes - 7.23 Tflops
• 8 Phi/MIC cards - 16.0 Tflops
• 240 TB parallel file system
• 2 Power8 w/GPU nodes
• 240 TB parallel file system
• 2 Power8 w/GPU nodes


Cores
Clock
Nodes
Total Cores
Cores
Clock
Nodes
Total
GHz
GHz
Cores
8
2.93
30
240
8
2.93
30
240
12
2.93
38
456
12
2.93
38
456
12
3.06
40
480
12
3.06
40
480
16
2.70
24
384
16
2.70
24
384
20
2.80
6
120
20
2.80
6
120
24
2.50
44
1056
24
2.50
44
1056
Phi
-
2

Phi
-
2

GPU
-
3

GPU
-
3

P8

2

P8

2

Total:

189
2736
Total:

189
2736







Node Owners (Summer 2016)
Node Owners (Summer 2016)
PI
Department
Nodes
PI
Department
Nodes
Sum, Amadeu
Chemical &
Sum, Amadeu
Chemical &
Biological Eng.
compute[051-52], compute[094-
099]
Biological Eng.
compute[051-52], compute[094-
099]
Ciobanu, Cristian
Mechanical
compute054, compute[90-91]
Ciobanu, Cristian
Mechanical
compute054, compute[90-91]
Engineering
Engineering
Maupin,
Chemical &
compute[016-025]
Maupin,
Chemical &
compute[016-025]
Christopher (Mark)
Biological Eng.
Christopher (Mark)
Biological Eng.
Kaiser, Timothy
HPC
compute[084-089]
Kaiser, Timothy
HPC
compute[084-089]
Kazemi, Hossein
Petroleum Eng.
compute031
Kazemi, Hossein
Petroleum Eng.
compute031
Kaiser, Timothy
HPC
compute[004], compute[005]
Kaiser, Timothy
HPC
compute[004], compute[005]
Reimanis, Ivar
Metallurgical &
Reimanis, Ivar
Metallurgical &
Materials Eng.
compute102
Materials Eng.
compute102
Brune, Juergen
Mining Engineering
compute[000-003],
Brune, Juergen
Mining Engineering
compute[000-003],
compute[100-101]
compute[100-101]
Carr, Lincoln
Physics
compute[026-030],
Carr, Lincoln
Physics
compute[026-030],
compute[062-067], compute[128-
compute[062-067], compute[128-
129]
129]
Lusk, Mark
Physics
compute[008-009],
Lusk, Mark
Physics
compute[008-009],
compute[092-093], compute[126-
compute[092-093], compute[126-
127]
127]
Mooney, Michael
Mooney, Michael
(Mike)
Civil &
Environmental Eng.
compute[049-050]
(Mike)
Civil &
Environmental Eng.
compute[049-050]
Sullivan, Neal
Mechanical Eng.
compute[122-123], compute[122-
Sullivan, Neal
Mechanical Eng.
compute[122-123], compute[122-
123]
123]
Constantine, Paul
Applied
compute[124-125]
Constantine, Paul
Applied
compute[124-125]
Mathematics &
Mathematics &
Statistics
Statistics
Sava, Paul
Geophysics
compute[032-047],
Sava, Paul
Geophysics
compute[032-047],
compute[068-083], compute[132-
compute[068-083], compute[132-
135], compute[136-159]
135], compute[136-159]
Kaiser, Timothy
HPC
gpu[001-002] Student Owned
Kaiser, Timothy
HPC
gpu[001-002] Student Owned
Ganesh,
gpu003
Ganesh,
gpu003
Mahadevan
Applied
Mathematics &
Mahadevan
Applied
Mathematics &
Statistics
Statistics
Newman,
Newman,
Alexandra
Economics &
Business
compute055 Student Owned
Alexandra
Economics &
Business
compute055 Student Owned
Ganesh,
compute[056-061], compute[160-
Ganesh,
compute[056-061], compute[160-
Mahadevan
Applied
Mathematics &
167] Student Owned
Mahadevan
Applied
Mathematics &
167] Student Owned
Statistics
Statistics
Kaiser, Timothy
HPC
phi[001-002] Student Owned
Kaiser, Timothy
HPC
phi[001-002] Student Owned
Wu, Zhigang
Physics
compute[010-015]
Wu, Zhigang
Physics
compute[010-015]
Tilton, Nils
Mechanical Eng.
compute[130-131]
Tilton, Nils
Mechanical Eng.
compute[130-131]
Thomas, Brian
Mechanical Eng.
compute[168-171]
Thomas, Brian
Mechanical Eng.
compute[168-171]
Kappes, Brian
Mechanical Eng.
compute[174-175]
Kappes, Brian
Mechanical Eng.
compute[174-175]
Kaiser, Tim
HPC
ppc[001-002]
Kaiser, Tim
HPC
ppc[001-002]


What’s in a name?
What’s in a name?
The name "Mio" is a play on words. It is a Spanish
The name "Mio" is a play on words. It is a Spanish
translation of the word “mine,” as in “belongs to
translation of the word “mine,” as in “belongs to
me.” The phrase “The computer is mine” can be
me.” The phrase “The computer is mine” can be
translated as “El ordenador es mío.”
translated as “El ordenador es mío.”


Want to know more?
Want to know more?
http://inside.mines.edu/mio
http://inside.mines.edu/mio
http://hpc.mines.edu
http://hpc.mines.edu
http://inside.mines.edu/HPC-MachineStat
http://inside.mines.edu/HPC-MachineStat
Timothy H. Kaiser, Ph.D. (tkaiser@mines.edu)
Timothy H. Kaiser, Ph.D. (tkaiser@mines.edu)
Director of High Performance Computing
Director of High Performance Computing