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Cluster Integration Options

SGI offers a range of methods for helping customers become more productive sooner, including:

Complete Factory Integration SGI Rackable Cluster:

  • Nodes labeled per customer requirements
  • Delivered fully cabled to switches
  • Cables labeled per customer requirements
  • Mounted in rack, if ordered
  • Static IP address range applied
  • Fully integrated and tested software on head node
  • Provisioned compute nodes per customer requirements
  • Test GigE and IB fabric using MPI

Custom Integration:

  • Customer drawings and questionnaire reviews
  • Standard cluster integration items listed above apply
  • Examples of when Custom Integration should be ordered
    • Chooses a different rack quantity than standard
    • Order multiple head nodes and want nodes configured in a special way
    • Would like SGI to follow a specific rack placement
    • Order includes third party hardware integration
    • Order includes third party software integration
    • Multi-platform solution - combination of storage and server platforms rolled into a single solution

Stand Alone:

  • System level test
  • Cabling labeled if requested
  • Rack mounted, if requested