Warm Tier – a disk-based system powered by Dell, named Acacia after Australia’s national floral emblem the Golden Wattle – Acacia pycnantha, providing 60PB of high-speed object storage for hosting research data online. This multi-tiered cluster separates different types of data to improve data availability.
Acacia will be fully integrated with Setonix, enabling a better experience when transferring data between Pawsey Centre systems.
- 60 PB of usable space available for researchers via the S3 protocol.
- 400 Gbps bandwidth to the Pawsey core for fast access from our supercomputers.
- 5256 Hard Disk drives
- 438 Nvme drives
- 219 storage nodes
- 12 metadata nodes
- 24 service nodes
- One cluster for Radioastronomy data ingest
- One cluster for supporting our supercomputers projects
Fully integrated with Setonix, enabling a better experience when transferring data between Pawsey Centre systems
Supercomputers to reflect different workflows and user requirements
Data & Cloud
In addition to providing data storage for the most demanding research projects, our Data staff help researchers to maximise the potential of these vast data sets through a number of support services
It is the main repository for both the MWA Radio Astronomy Data Archive (served by ASVO) and the Pawsey Data Portal service (Mediaflux).
Making data and code accessible to create significant scientific impact.
Nimbus, Pawsey’s cloud service is a flexible and fast high-throughput computing service