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Clusters designed by Red Barn are currently helping to solve some of the most challenging computation-intensive tasks facing the business, educational and scientific communities today. Our line of high performance cluster solutions have been designed to meet the diverse and demanding needs of today's computing environments. These products feature the fastest, most powerful technology available anywhere, ready to run your financial modeling, weather forecasting, digital rendering, seismic analysis or any other applications that require the highest in parallelized performance.

Red Barn has the ability to provide complete turn-key cluster solutions to its customers - incorporating any commercial technology that the client may already have licensed or purchased. These clustering solutions are highly scalable and provide the best combination of price and performance available in the market today. We are dedicated to helping design right solution for you, utilizing a wide range of available technologies.

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Turnkey Solutions

What exactly is a turnkey cluster? A turnkey cluster is one that is delivered with all required applications installed and configured. While some specific adjustments may need to be made for your individual environment, most of the work has already been done for you! While our competition regards turnkey as "preloaded with default software only", Red Barn doesn't stop there.

We pride ourselves on our outstanding pre-sales communication, which allows us to design and customize your cluster to your exact specifications. Just imagine - your racks pre-fit with rails, your power distribution units already installed, and your storage and networking already configured for you. Red Barn clusters are the only truly customizable turnkey solution!

Turnkey Cluster Solutions

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Warewulf HPC systems management suite Warewulf is a scalable systems management suite originally developed to manage large high-performance Linux clusters. Focused on general scalable systems management, it includes a framework for system configuration, management, provisioning/installation, monitoring, event notif1cation, and more via a modular plugin architecture. Warewulf is a flexible solution that has proven itself to be scalable and easy to use.

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Sample Configurations

Conventional Rack Server Low Density Best Value for Clusters Supports GPUs
Processor Intel Xeon 5600 or E5-2600 Series 1U Intel Xeon Twin 5600 or E5-2600 Series(2 nodes in 1U) Intel Xeon Twin 5600 or E5-2600 Series(4 nodes in 2U) Intel Xeon 5600 or E5-2600 Series 4U
Number of Cores 4, 6, or 8-Core 4, 6, or 8-Core 4, 6, or 8-Core 4, 6, or 8-Core
Number of CPUs/Server
GPUs/Server
2
2
2
NA
2
NA
2
4
Maximum Memory 192GB DDR3 in 12 DIMM sockets 192GB DDR3 in 12 DIMM sockets 192GB DDR3 in 12 DIMM sockets 192GB DDR3 in 12 DIMM sockets
Storage Capacity per Node Up to 4 (3.5in drives)
Up to 8 (2.5in drives)
Up to 2 (3.5in drives)
Up to 4 (2.5in drives)
Up to 3 (3.5in drives)
Up to 6 (2.5in drives)
Up to 6 (3.5in drives)
Up to 8 (2.5in drives)
Power Supply 500-1400W 1200W 1400W 800-1400W
Redundant Power Supplies Available
Network Interconnect 10 GbE, 4 x 1 GbE, DDR & QDR InfiniBand 2 x 1 GbE, DDR & QDR InfiniBand 2 x 1 GbE, DDR & QDR InfiniBand 2 x 1 GbE, DDR & QDR InfiniBand and 10G with add on cards
Conventional Rack Server
Processor Intel Xeon 5600 or E5-2600 Series 1U
Number of Cores 4, 6, or 8-Core
Number of CPUs/Server
GPUs/Server
2
2
Maximum Memory 192GB DDR3 in 12 DIMM sockets
Storage Capacity per Node Up to 4 (3.5in drives)
Up to 8 (2.5in drives)
Power Supply 500-1400W
Redundent Power Supplies Available
Network Interconnect 10 GbE, 4x1 GbE, DDR & QDR InfiniBand
Low Density
Processor Intel Xeon Twin 5600 or E5-2600 Series (2 nodes in 1 1U)
Number of Cores 4, 6, or 8-Core
Number of CPUs/Server
GPUs/Server
2
NA
Maximum Memory 192GB DDR3 in 12 DIMM sockets
Storage Capacity per Node Up to 2 (3.5in drives)
Up to 4 (2.5in drives)
Power Supply 1200W
Redundent Power Supplies Available
Network Interconnect 2x1 GbE, DDR & QDR InfiniBand
Best Value for Customer
Processor Intel Xeon Twin 5600 or E5-2600 Series (4 nodes in 2U)
Number of Cores 4, 6, or 8-Core
Number of CPUs/Server
GPUs/Server
2
NA
Maximum Memory 192GB DDR3 in 12 DIMM sockets
Storage Capacity per Node Up to 3 (3.5in drives)
Up to 6 (2.5in drives)
Power Supply 1400W
Redundent Power Supplies Available
Network Interconnect 2x1 GbE, DDR & QDR InfiniBand
Supports GPUs
Processor Intel Xeon 5600 or E5-2600 Series 4U
Number of Cores 4, 6, or 8-Core
Number of CPUs/Server
GPUs/Server
2
4
Maximum Memory 192GB DDR3 in 12 DIMM sockets
Storage Capacity per Node Up to 6 (3.5in drives)
Up to 8 (2.5in drives)
Power Supply 800-1400W
Redundent Power Supplies Available
Network Interconnect 2x1 GbE, DDR & QDR InfiniBand and 10G with add-on cards
  • All of our clusters can be further optimized with options such as IPMI (remote management), redundant power, hot-swap hard disk drives, and hot-pluggable nodes.
  • Graphic table represents the range of options available for each server type. Red Barn Computers is a nationally known provider of high quality computer systems and we are committed to assisting you to customizing a system to meet your specific requirements.
  • For answers to your questions please do not hesitate to contact us by using this link email us, or by phone at 800-796-8809.
  • Discounts available if you are interested in purchasing multiple quantities of any servers or workstations. We also offer discounts to educational facilities, government organizations and institutional organizations. Please contact us for further information.

Founded in 1996, Red Barn Computers has become a leader in High Performance Computing and Cluster Applications. Our expertise has given us the unique ability to offer total solutions encompassing all aspects of HPC - including turn-key solutions, storage, design, and administration. Red Barn also offers a wide array of custom Linux or open architecture platforms that are designed and built using high-end, reliable, industry standard components. Our products include Dual, Quad, and 8 CPU Systems, along with high end workstations. Our Clustering products are based on the Warewulf/Perceus platform, and provide numerous solutions for High Performance and High Availability Clusters.