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IO500 SC21 List

This is the SC21 IO500 list
# Information IO500
BoF Institution System Storage Vendor File System Type Client Nodes Total Client Proc. Score BW MD
(GiB/s) (kIOP/s)
1 SC19 Janelia Research Campus, HHMI nrs Qumulo Scale-out NAS 10 760 4.19 2.88 6.11
2 SC20 The Science and Technology Facilities Council JASMIN 4 Quobyte Inc. Quobyte 48 336 17.55 19.76 15.60
3 SC19 Janelia Research Campus, HHMI dm11 #N/A Scale-out NAS 10 760 6.42 2.61 15.82
4 SC21 IBMDL Sandbox IBM SpectrumScale 10 0 3.17 0.61 16.57
5 SC19 Janelia Research Campus, HHMI Vast Vast Data Scale-out NAS 88 2,816 12.50 8.31 18.79
6 ISC21 DKRZ Mistral Seagate/Cray Lustre 10 80 5.22 1.16 23.50
7 SC19 Stanford Sherlock/Regal Dell Lustre 10 160 7.05 1.64 30.28
8 ISC21 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus Vast nrsv 10 300 15.50 7.54 31.84
9 SC20 University of Tsukuba Cygnus OSS Gfarm 10 20 16.12 8.10 32.09
10 SC21 HHMIJRC Janelia Compute Cluster Vast Data Vast 80 2,880 21.72 14.11 33.42
11 ISC20 National Center for Supercomputing Applications HAL DDN Spectrum Scale 10 100 11.31 3.62 35.37
12 SC19 Clemson University Palmetto Burstbuffer AdvancedHPC BeeGFS 10 120 21.55 12.97 35.80
13 SC19 SUSE TigerShark SUSE, Intel, Lenovo SUSE Enterprise Storage - CephFS 15 120 14.91 5.74 38.72
14 SC20 EPCC Archer 2 (test system) Cray Lustre 10 80 10.68 2.63 43.43
15 ISC20 Simon Fraser University Cedar Dell/Seagate Lustre 288 288 18.72 7.66 45.75
16 SC20 NASA hyperwall4 Intel. SK-Hynx SSD 128 1,024 75.75 122.24 46.94
17 SC21 GWDG SCC BeeGFS 10 80 12.55 2.63 59.85
18 ISC21 Georgia Institute of Technology PACE-Phoenix DDN Lustre 10 240 17.07 4.52 64.48
19 SC21 ULHPC Aion DDN SpectrumScale 128 256 11.35 1.80 71.57
20 SC19 Penguin Computing Benchmarking and Innovation Lab Penguin-ASG-NVBeeOne Penguin Computing/Excelero BeeGFS 10 320 39.65 17.71 88.76
21 SC20 JCAHPC Oakforest-PACS DDN IME 2,048 4,096 253.57 697.20 92.22
22 SC19 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with Block Volume Service running Spectrum Scale Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Block Volumes Service Spectrum Scale 30 480 47.55 20.38 110.93
23 ISC20 Red Hat EC2-10xi3en.metal Red Hat CephFS 10 320 57.17 26.29 124.30
24 SC19 CSIRO bracewell scratch2 Dell/ThinkParQ beegfs 26 260 94.86 69.10 130.23
25 SC19 CNES HAL DDN Spectrum Scale 96 96 37.16 9.71 142.20
26 SC21 CQ Narval Dell Lustre 640 640 68.31 32.74 142.53
27 ISC20 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure SpectrumScale on Oracle Cloud Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Spectrum Scale 48 768 70.91 34.91 144.06
28 SC21 MCK-HPC MCK-HPC Penguin Computing WekaFS 10 360 62.55 25.96 150.70
29 ISC20 Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) NURION DDN IME 2,048 2,048 282.45 515.59 154.74
30 SC20 Raytheon WekaIO Penguin Computing wekafs 42 1,596 50.58 16.39 156.10
31 SC19 Google Cloud EXA5-GCP-PD-STD Google Cloud Lustre 200 1,600 52.96 17.31 162.06
32 SC19 State Key Laboratory of High-end Server & Storage Technology (HSS) TStor3000 INSPUR BeeGFS 10 300 82.57 41.14 165.71
33 SC19 Google Cloud EXA5-GCP-PD-SSD Google Cloud Lustre 200 1,600 67.78 26.93 170.61
34 ISC20 SPbPU Polytechnic RSC Tornado RSC Group Lustre 59 944 64.29 21.56 191.73
35 SC21 NLHPC Guacolda IBM SpectrumScale 24 480 83.18 33.87 204.27
36 SC19 DDN AI400 DDN Lustre 10 240 63.88 19.65 207.63
37 ISC21 Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology Earth Simulator DDN Lustre 10 320 101.88 48.19 215.38
38 ISC21 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus Janelia Weka.io Weka.io 10 300 62.68 18.17 216.22
39 ISC20 JINR Govorun RSC Group Lustre 50 800 90.87 35.61 231.88
40 ISC20 Oracle Cloud Infrastructure BeeGFS on Oracle Cloud Oracle Cloud Infrastructure BeeGFS 270 3,240 267.25 293.05 243.73
41 ISC20 CSIRO bracewell Dell/DDN Lustre 10 400 99.64 39.90 248.81
42 SC21 MCK-HPC MCK-HPC Penguin Computing WekaFS 44 1,584 86.24 27.64 269.10
43 ISC21 LuxProvide MeluXina DDN Lustre 512 12,288 194.12 112.06 336.25
44 SC20 Joint Supercomputer Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences MVS10POP2 RSC Group Lustre 54 864 125.50 45.31 347.61
45 SC20 Janelia Research Campus, HHMI SharedScratch WekaIO Parallel Filesystem 48 1,248 134.09 48.03 374.40
46 ISC21 University of Florida HiPerGator DDN Lustre 140 4,480 269.59 181.37 400.73
47 ISC20 DDN AI400X DDN Lustre 40 1,280 137.03 46.84 400.84
48 SC19 University of Cambridge Data Accelerator Dell EMC Lustre 128 2,048 229.45 131.25 401.13
49 SC19 CEA Tera-1000 DDN Lustre 128 4,096 210.26 81.01 545.74
50 ISC21 Olympus Storage Technology Innovation Lab OceanStor Huawei OceanFS 10 960 220.10 69.49 697.15
51 SC19 NVIDIA DGX-2H SuperPOD DDN Lustre 10 400 249.50 86.97 715.76
52 ISC21 University of Tsukuba Cygnus OSS CHFS 10 240 148.69 30.39 727.61
53 ISC21 Joint Institute of Nuclear Research Govorun RSC DAOS 10 160 132.07 20.19 863.69
54 SC19 National Supercomputing Center in Changsha Tianhe-2E National University of Defense Technology Lustre 480 5,280 453.68 209.43 982.78
55 ISC21 Google Cloud Google DDN Lustre 1,000 5,000 569.99 282.78 1,148.90
56 SC20 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz MOGON II JGU (ADA-FS)& BSC (NEXTGenIO) GekkoFS 10 240 167.64 22.97 1,223.59
57 SC20 EPCC NextGENIO BSC & JGU GekkoFS 10 3,800 239.37 45.79 1,251.32
58 ISC21 Supermicro Supermicro DAOS 10 1,120 415.04 112.17 1,535.63
59 SC21 QCT DevCloud QCT DevCloud QCT DAOS 10 560 427.27 102.85 1,774.97
60 ISC20 Argonne National Laboratory Presque Argonne National Laboratory DAOS 16 544 537.31 108.19 2,668.57
61 SC21 National Research Center of Tranlational Medicine at Shanghai Ruijin Hospital ASTRA NRCTM DAOS 10 360 511.02 87.50 2,984.61
62 ISC21 National Supercomputer Center in GuangZhou Venus2 National Supercomputer Center in GuangZhou kapok 18 720 577.93 104.52 3,195.53
63 SC19 WekaIO WekaIO on AWS WekaIO WekaIO Matrix 345 8,625 938.95 174.74 5,045.33
64 ISC21 Lenovo Lenovo-Lenox Lenovo DAOS 36 3,456 988.99 176.37 5,545.61
65 ISC20 TACC Frontera Intel DAOS 60 1,440 763.80 78.31 7,449.56
66 ISC20 Intel Wolf Intel DAOS 52 1,664 1,792.98 371.67 8,649.57
67 ISC21 Intel Endeavour Intel DAOS 10 1,440 1,859.56 398.77 8,671.65
68 SC21 BPFS Lab Kongming BPFS 10 800 972.60 96.26 9,827.09
69 SC21 Olympus Lab OceanStor Pacific Huawei OceanFS 10 1,720 2,298.69 317.07 16,664.88
70 SC21 Huawei HPDA Lab Athena Huawei OceanFS 10 1,720 2,395.03 314.56 18,235.71
71 SC21 Huawei Cloud PDSL Flashfs 15 1,560 2,016.70 109.82 37,034.00
72 ISC21 Pengcheng Laboratory Pengcheng Cloudbrain-II on Atlas 900 Pengcheng MadFS 512 36,864 36,850.40 3,421.62 396,872.82