New GPU nodes in Hydra#
We’re happy to announce that 6 new GPU nodes have been added to Hydra. They are equipped with the latest generation of NVIDIA GPUs: the Ampere A100.
The full hardware specifications are:
2x NVIDIA A100 GPU (40 GB of GPU memory)
2x AMD epyc 7282 (16 cores)
256 GB CPU memory
EDR (100Gbit) infiniband network
25 Gbit ethernet network
The nodes are directly usable on Hydra in the
Jobs requesting GPUs will automatically run on the nodes if possible.
If you want your job to only run on the new nodes, use
to your job submission command (or job script).
A wide range of software is already available on the nodes (
and if you need anything else, please let us know at VUB-HPC Support.