Actual photo of the IBM Servers and Rack

The OpenPOWER Research Facility at IIT Bombay is hosted in the Systems and Control Engineering Department in a IBM 42U Rack.

On the hardware part it consists of the following nodes:

2 x OpenPOWER based 8247-42L servers with each having:

  • 20 cores of 3.42 GHz each (capable of creating 160 POWER threads) Refer to the links in About POWER 8 section for a great insight on POWER architecture

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