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Overview of the Intercloud System

Overview of the Intercloud System

The Intercloud system was established as a nationwide distributed cloud system service extending from Hokkaido to Kyushu.

Servers have been installed in the University of Tokyo, Osaka University, and Kyushu University, as well as Hokkaido University Information Initiative Center, and a magnetic tape library device has been installed in Kitami Institute of Technology for remote backup.

The system is also linked to SINET5 provided by the National Institute of Informatics.

Overview of the Intercloud System

Hardware
Server
Server group I Model PRIMERGY CX400/CX2550 M4
Number of nodes 16
CPU Intel Xeon Gold 6138 (20C/2.0GHz) x 2
Memory 256GB
Storage 240GB SSD x 2
Network 25Gb Ethernet x 2
Server group II (Hokkaido University) Model PRIMERGY CX400/CX2550 M4
Number of nodes 44
CPU Intel Xeon Gold 6138 (20C/2.0GHz) x 2
Memory 256GB
Storage 240GB SSD x 2
Network 25Gb Ethernet x 2
(Remote site) Model PRIMERGY CX400/CX2550 M4
Number of nodes 7
CPU Intel Xeon Gold 6138 (20C/2.0GHz) x 2
Memory 256GB
Storage 240GB SSD x 2,2TB HDD x 2
Network 25Gb Ethernet x 2
Server group III Model PRIMERGY 2540 M4
Number of nodes 4
CPU Intel Xeon Gold 6138 (20C/2.0GHz) x 2
Memory 256GB
GPU NVIDIA Tesla V100(PCIe/16GB) x 2
Storage 3.84TB SSD x 2
Network 25Gb Ethernet x 2
Storage
Cloud boot storage A Model ETERNUS DX200 S4
Physical capacity 320TB (HDD) + SSD
Cloud boot storage B Model ETERNUS DX200 S4
Physical capacity 220TB (HDD) + SSD
Online storage Model DDN GS7K + SS8462
Physical capacity 1.0PB
Archive device
Cloud archive Tape library device Model ETERNUS LT270 S2
Archive capacity 5.0PB
Cartridge LTO Ultrium8 (12TB/30TB)
Tape backup server Model PRIMERGY R2530 M4
Number of nodes 4
Software
Basic software for cloud system Mirantis Cloud Platform (OpenStack Pike)

  • Nova (for Virtual Machines)
  • Ironic (for Baremetal Machines)
  • Cinder (for Block Storage)
  • Glance (for Images)
  • Horizon (for Dashboard)
Guest OS CentOS, Ubuntu
Host OS/Management OS RedHat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu
Virtualization hypervisor KVM
Cloud storage software Nextcloud