Lifetime Service
  • Installed: 06/26/2012
  • Retired: 10/12/2016
  • Hours: 11,026,118
  • Jobs: 3,373,513
  • Users: 228
  • Groups: 31
  • Top Groups: Purdue Northwest, Wagstaff Group

Overview of Peregrine 1

Peregrine 1 was a state-of-the-art cluster for the Purdue Calumet campus operated by ITaP from the West Lafayette campus. Installed on June 26, 2012, Peregrine 1 was the second major research cluster to have been hosted on the Calumet campus. The cluster was consequently relocated to the West Lafayette campus on August 19, 2015. Peregrine 1 consisted of HP compute nodes with two 8-core Intel Xeon-E5 processors (16 cores per node) and either 32 GB or 64 GB of memory. All nodes also featured 56 Gbps FDR Infiniband connections. Peregrine 1 was retired on October 12, 2016.

Peregrine 1 Detailed Hardware Specification

All Peregrine 1 nodes consisted of identical hardware. All Peregrine 1 nodes had 16 processor cores, 32 GB RAM, and 56 Gbps Infiniband interconnects.
Sub-Cluster Number of Nodes Processors per Node Cores per Node Memory per Node Retired in
A 29 Two 8-Core Intel Xeon-E5 16 32 GB 2016

Peregrine 1 nodes ran Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6) and used Moab Workload Manager 8 and TORQUE Resource Manager 5 as the portable batch system (PBS) for resource and job management.