Along with Walton, this system formed part of the first generation of HPC machines deployed by ICHEC. As a shared memory system it was intended to satisfy specific requirements not met by a general purpose cluster. Hamilton was a Bull NovaScale 6320 that provided 32 Intel Itanium2 CPUs and 256 GB of RAM as a single system image.

Sep '05 - Nov '08
Operational Life
166 GFlop/s
Linpack Performance

System Specifications

  • Bull NovaScale NS6320
    • 32 Itanium 2 @1.5GHz
    • 256GB RAM
    • 2.1 TiB disk storage