Gamma – IMAN1-01


IMAN1 (Jordan) as supercomputing center has diversity of HPC cluster architectures (Gama, Zaina, Booster/King) which are made available for VI-SEEM project. One of them is Gamma. Gamma is Intel Xeon based hybrid CPU/GPU computing node equipped with NVIDIA Tesla K20 GPU card. This computing node is used for data visualization and pattern / object detection. Mainly, this computing node is used for academic and research purposes. Technical details are given in the table below.

Administrative data

Name Gamma
Short Description IMAN1-01
Country Jordan


Dedication to VI-SEEM

CPU (percent) 100%
Storage (percent) 100%
Accelerators (percent) 100%
CPU (core-hours per year) 70,080
Storage in TB .6
Accelerators (hours per year) 21,864,960


System operational since 2013
Available to the project from M08
Expected date to be phased -
Interfaces SSH, VNC


Computational Power

Number of servers 1 Interconnect type - Peak performance (Tflops) -
Server specification IBM M4 dx360 Interconnect latency - Real performance (Tflops) -
CPU per server 2 Interconnect bandwidth - Operating system Scientific Linux
RAM per server 32 GB Local filesystem type - Version 6.4 (Carbon)
Total number of CPU-cores 4 Total storage (TB) 600 GB Batch system/scheduler -
Max number of parallel processes 8 Peak performance CPU (Tflops) - Accelerators type Nvidia Tesla K20
Number of cores 2496 CUDA Cores Servers equipped with accelerators 1 Peak performance accelerators (Tflops) -
Accelerators per server 1