Some details about Wharton’s HPCC. All systems are designed with redundancy up to the compute node.

Compute Nodes

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 x86_64 on bare metal
  • Dedicated 10GigE data network
  • 32 total nodes, 512 compute cores
    • dual 8-core Intel Xeon E5-2667 v2 @ 3.30GHz (16 cores per server)
    • 128GB-512GB of memory per node (8TB total)


  • NetApp NAS Appliances
  • 40TB shared disk space