Garpur is a joint project between the University of Iceland and University of Reykjavík with funding from the Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannís).
Research topics of computations performed on Garpur ranges from transport in quantum wires to ice sheet modeling of glaciers.
Garpur was opened for users in late April 2016
Here is the original press release.
In late 2017 Garpur recieved and upgrade which more that doubled the performance of the cluster.
Garpur at a glance
Queue: normal nodes: 36 cpu: 2x Intel Xeon E5-2680v3 (2.5GHz, 12 core) memory: 128GB (8x16GB DDR4 2133MHz) interconnect: 56 Gb/s (FDR) infiniband Queue: himem nodes: 8 cpu: 2x Intel Xeon E5-2698v3 (2.3GHz, 16 core) memory: 256GB (16x16GB DDR4 2133MHz) interconnect: 10 Gb/s ethernet Queue: omnip nodes: 46 cpu: 2x Intel Xeon Gold 6130 CPU (2.10GHz, 16 core) memory: 192GB DDR4 interconnect: 50Gb/s Omnipath Queue: gpu nodes: 3 cpu: 2x Intel Xeon E5-2648L (1.8GHz, 8 core) memory: 64GB (1x) & 80GB (2x) gpu: 2x Tesla M2090
Garpur current usage (only viewable within the university network).