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Computer hardware

URGI servers are dedicated to bioinformatics: data storage, web site and high-throughput computing in a secure environment.
They are hosted in the INRAE DataCenter in Ile-de-France (near Paris)


  • Cloud Openstack / Ceph 
    • Compute:
      • 10 servers dedicated to VMs
      • 760 CPU / 3800 vPCU
      • 4.9 TB RAM
    • Storage:
      • 11 server dedicated to Ceph storage
      • 96 TB effective Ceph HDD Storage + 3.3 TB effective high performance SSD)
      • 200 TB effective Ceph HDD storage to be installed in 2023
  • Proxmox Virtual Environnement / Netapp
    • Compute:
      • 4 servers in PVECluster
      • 120 CPUs / 600 vCPU
      • 325 GB RAM
    • Storage Netapp - High-performance NAS storage for unix & databases (170 TB effective)
      • 2 NetApp FAS 3240 HA & 2 Netapp FAS 8020 HA (Cluster Mode)
      • 8 shelves DS4243 & 2 shelves DS4246
      • 120 SATA 1TB drives ( 5 shelves)
      • 120 SATA 2TB drives (5 shelves)
  • Network
    • 10 Gb/s RENATER internet link
  • Facility
    • DataCenter INRAE IDF
    • Air conditioning
    • UPS
    • Access control
    • Fire security
    • Redundancy
Update: 12 Dec 2022
Creation date: 01 Dec 2009