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 +====== The Hardware ======
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 +Over time new machines have been added and older machines have been replaced.
 +The following list is in chronological order (oldest first).
 +
 +===== Alpha 1 & 2 =====
 +
 +==== Summary: Alpha 1 ====
 +
 +  * **Nodes:** 10x Dell PowerEdge 1955 blades, Intel Xeon 5140 (Dual-Core) 2.33GHz, 6GB RAM, 1333MHz FSB, Gigabit Ethernet. ​
 +  * **Chassis:​** 4x 2.1 kW redundant power supplies (3+1). 2x Gigabit Switch Modules. 1x  Avocent Digital Access KVM switch.
 +  * **Software:​** Debian Testing AMD64 + various commercial software including MATLAB, COMSOL, etc.
 +
 +==== Summary: Alpha 2 ====
 +
 +  * **Nodes:** 10x Dell PowerEdge 1955 blades, Intel Xeon 5355 (Quad-Core) 2.66GHz, 8GB RAM, 1333MHz FSB, Gigabit Ethernet. ​
 +  * **Chassis:​** 4x 2.1 kW redundant power supplies (3+1). 2x Gigabit Switch Modules. 1x  Avocent Digital Access KVM switch.
 +  * **Software:​** Debian Testing AMD64 + various commercial software including MATLAB, COMSOL, etc.
 +
 +===== Beta 1 =====
 +
 +==== Summary: Beta 1 ====
 +
 +  * **Nodes:** 5x Dell PowerEdge M620 blades, Intel Xeon E5-2630 (Dual 6-core) 2.30GHz, 32GB RAM, Gigabit Ethernet.
 +  * **Chassis:​** 5x 2.7 kW redundant power supplies (4+1). 1x Gigabit Switch Modules. 1x Avocent Digital Access KVM switch.
 +  * **Software:​** Debian Testing AMD64 + various commercial software including MATLAB, COMSOL, etc.
 +