ONGC grabs 10th position in list of Top Supercomputers of India

Aryabhata-2, the High Performance Computing Cluster (HPCC) installed at ONGC institute GEOPIC has been ranked 10th in the recently-published Top Supercomputer List of India. Earlier, Aryabhata-2 HPCC system has received NetApp Innovation Award-2016 in the Trendsetter Category, in a ceremony on 3rd March, 2016 at ITC Maratha, Mumbai.

The system was inaugurated by ONGC CMD Mr D K Sarraf in presence of EC members, at GEOPIC, on 26 January 2016 on the occasion of 67th Republic Day of India. Mr N K Verma, MD, OVL along with other Board members also graced the occasion.

Top Supercomputers-India (www.topsupercomputers-india.iisc.ernet.in) is an effort to list the most powerful supercomputers in India. It is supported by Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. This effort is complementary to the Top500 project that lists the top 500 supercomputers in the world.

The Supercomputers-India project is meant to create awareness all about the supercomputing initiatives in India, which can substantially lead to significant advancement in supercomputing facilities of the nation. The list is published twice a year in June and December. The 15th List was published on Dec 6, 2015. The latest List (16th) has been published on June 19, 2016. The combined supercomputing power of the nation is now 5.39 Peta Flops.

Bangalore leads the list in the number of supercomputers, with eight no of supercomputers. There are three new entries including Dehradun and Ahmedabad. Aryabhata-2 HPCC system can be considered TOP One in India, so far as commercial utilisation is concerned.

The top 15 entries of the Indian Supercomputers list are as follows:

Rank Site System Cores/Processor Sockets/Nodes Rmax (TFlops) Rpeak (TFlops)
1 Supercomputer Education and Research Centre(SERC) Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore Cray XC-40 Cluster w/Cray Aries Interconnect OEM: Cray Inc., Bidder:Cray Supercomputers India Pvt. Ltd. 36336C + 2880ICO + 126720G/
3028C + 48ICO + 44G/
1560C + 48ICO + 44G
901.51
(CPU-only)
1244.00
(CPU-only)
2 Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune IBM/Lenovo System X iDataPle DX360M4 w/ Infiniband FDR Interconnect
OEM: IBM/Lenovo, Bidder: IBM India Pvt. Ltd.
38016 719.2 790.7
3 Indian Lattice Gauge Theory Initiative, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Hyderabad Cray XC-30 cluster w/Aries Interconnect
OEM: Cray Inc., Bidder: Cray Supercomputers India Pvt. Ltd.
4760C + 1279488G/
476C + 476G/
476C + 476G
558.7 730.00
4 Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi HP Proliant XL230a Gen9 and XL250a Gen9 based cluster w/Infiniband
OEM: HP, Bidder: HP
10032C + 927360G/
836C + 322G/
418C + 161G
524.40 861.74
5 Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune Param Yuva2 System w/Infiniband FDR
OEM: Intel, Bidder: Netweb Technologies
3536C + 26520 ICO/
442C + 442 ICO/
221C + 221 ICO
388.44 520.40
6 CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute (CSIR-4PI), Bangalore HP Cluster Platform 3000 BL460c w/Infiniband FDR)
OEM: HP, Bidder: HCL Infosystems Ltd.
17408/2176/1088 334.38 362.09
7 National Centre For Medium Range Weather Forecasting, Noida IBM/Lenovo System X iDataPlex DX360M4 w/Infiniband FDR
OEM: IBM/Lenovo, Bidder: IBM India Pvt. Ltd.
16832 318.4 350.1
8 Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur Cluster Platform SL230s Gen8 w/ Infiniband FDR.
OEM: HP, Bidder: HP
15360/1536/768 295.25 307.2
9 Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre,(VSSC),Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO, Trivandrum w/40 Gbps Infiniband network
OEM: HP&Wipro, Bidder: HP&Wipro
3100C + 301824G/
640C + 640G/
320C + 320G
188.7 394.76
10 Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Dehra Dun Fujitsu cluster w/ Infiniband FDR Interconnect
OEM: Fujitsu, Bidder: Wipro
6240/520/260 182.09 229.63
11 Tata Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd., Pune HP Cluster Platform 3000 BL460c w/Infiniband 4X DDR)
OEM: HP, Bidder: HP
14400/3600/1800 132.80 172.60
12 Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore HPC cluster w/Infiniband
OEM: IBM/Lenovo, Bidder: Wipro
2592/216/108 77.13 103.68
13 Indian Institute of Technology, Madras,Chennai IBM/Lenovo System X iDataPlex dx360 M4 Server Cluster w/Infiniband)
OEM: IBM/Lenovo, Bidder: SBA Info Solutions
4672/584/292 75.5 97.2
14 Aeronautical Development Agency, DRDO, Bangalore Fujitsu Cluster PRIMERGY CX250 S2 Cluster w/ FDR Infiniband
OEM: Fujitsu, Bidder: Tata Elxsi
3072/256/128 60.55 66.35
15 S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences,Kolkata Cray XE6 cluster w/Cray's Gemini primary interconnect
OEM: Cray Inc. Bidder: Cray Supercomputers India Pvt. Ltd.
7808/488/244 60.00 74.95

 

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This arrives as a morale booster for the implementation team under the stewardship of ED Head GEOPIC Mr. Anil Sood and G&G fraternity of ONGC as a whole.

- Team GEOPIC