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Estonian Scientific Computing Infrastructure (ETAIS)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
University of Tartu
Location
Akadeemia tee 23, Laboratory of High Energy and Computational Physics, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, PO: 12618 (Estonia)
Structure
Type Of RI
Distributed
Coordinating Country
Estonia
Status
Status
Current Status:
Under construction since 2011
Scientific Description
Estonian Scientific Computing Infrastructure (ETAIS) has been establised in 2011 to increase the competitiveness of the Estonian R&D in compute- and data-intensive fields through a modern computing infrastructure. The common infrastructure of compute clusters, storage and support allows researchers to collaborate in projects on local as well as on international level. ETAIS is the distributed infrastructure managed by the consortia of four national organisations: University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology, National Institute of Chemical Biology and Physics, Estonian Education and Research Network (EENet).

RI Keywords
Computing resource, Data storage, Large memory machine
Classifications
RI Category
Distributed Computing Facilities
Centralised Computing Facilities
Scientific Domain
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Engineering and Energy
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Biological and Medical Sciences
Information Science and Technology
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Services
Computing resource

Access to compute resources through queueing system; installation of scientific software; support on preparation and submitting of compute jobs.

Storage resource

Fast access to data; support on data management.

Equipment
Computing and storage resources

University of Tartu: cluster with 140 nodes and in total of 4480 processor cores, 8960 GB total memory. Storage capacity is 1000 TB. Tallinn University of Technology: cluster with 100 nodes, in total of 2000 processor cores, 8000 GB total memory. Storage capacity is 200 TB .National Institute of Chemical Biology and Physics: cluster with 128 nodes, in total 4096 processor cores, 8192 GB of memory. Storage capacity is 1100 TB.

Collaborations
Networks
European Grid Infrastructure (EGI)
Date of last update: 01/07/2013
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