User documentation for the PLEIADES cluster at the University of Wuppertal


The cluster consists of 268 workernodes with 17152 Cores in total. Additionally, there are 5 GPU nodes with 8 NVidia A100 GPUs and 128 Cores each. 931 TB of parallel storage are provided with BeeGFS.

Node Types


The CPU Worker nodes wn21[001-268] are connected to each other and to the BeeGFS servers via infiniband and ethernet. All GPU nodes (gpu21[001-005]) are in a separate infiniband network and access BeeGFS via ethernet. The login nodes are currently connected to all other nodes via ethernet.

Hardware and network layout of PLEIADES