Early and Prototype Cloud Systems
NCI presently operates two small OpenStack cloud systems, in advance of the commissioning of its large-scale production cloud in September/October 2013.
- The original NCI cloud, comprising 8 Dell M610 HD blades (64 cores, providing production services under the Essex release of Open Stack, for the delivery of the Geoscience Australia EODS satellite image data, etc.;
- A prototype cloud (about 200 cores) for testing the federation of the NCI node of the NeCTAR Research Cloud (described below).