Bioinformatics is equiped with state of art computers range from desktop to workstations to server. The servers at IMTECH include:


  • SUN-AMD HPC:
  • Master Node : Sun X4240 Server, 2xAMD Quad Core @2.3 GHz, 32GB RAM, 16x146 GB Internal SAS Discs, DVD/RW.

    Compute Nodes(5): Sun X4600 Server, 8 x AMD Quad Core @2.3 GHz, 64 GB RAM, 2x146 GB Internal SAS Discs.

    26-32 port 4x DDR Infiniband Switch; CentOS

    Standard Libraries and compilers.

  • IBM Blade Centre with 14 IBM Blade servers:
  • BladeCenter JS22 4-core 4.0 GHz Processor; 16GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR2 667MHz RAM; 146GB SAS 10K HDD; Infinibad switch.

    IBM Cluster Systems Management; ESSL Math Library for Linux; Parallel Environment for Linux; SUSE.

    LINUX Enterprise Server.

  • HCL-HPC:
  • Master node: 2x Quadcore Intel Xeon processor 5400 series @3.0 GHz, 12 MB L2 cache, 1600 MHz FSB; 16 GB DDR2 RAM 667 MHz; 4x 300 GB SAS hot media: DVD RW.

    Compute Node(49): 2x Quadcore Intel Xeon processor 5400 series @3.0 GHz, 12 MB L2 cache, 1600 MHz FSB; 16 GB DDR2 RAM 667 MHz; 1x 250 GB SATA media: DVD RW; CentOS.

    InīŦniband Switch: 72(24*3)-port IB 4x DDR switch.

    Standard Libraries and compilers.

    SUN SPARC T5240 2*8 Core server.

    SUN T1000 Server.

    SGI Origin.

    Apple Macintosh bio cluster with 3500 GB RAID.

    IBM x3800 and x3400 series Xeon servers.


The centre has wide range of workstations like:

  • DELL Graphics workstations; one with nvidia 3D kit.
  • SGI fuel workstation.
  • HP workstations based on Itanium chip.

BIC also has a number of scanners, printers, and desktops.