WildIris

Overview

WildIris is a speciality cluster to enable outreach for INBRE researchers and Wyoming community college students. It can be securely accessed anywhere, anytime using SSH connectivity with two-factor authentication.

It is made up of hybrid machines (virtual and physical) residing on ARCCs virtual infrastructure and a number of physical compute nodes.

Node Summary

Physical nodes

There are 4 temporary nodes that provide the underlying physical layer that the virtual hypervisor sits on top.

Type

Qty

Cpu

Memory

Type

Qty

Cpu

Memory

Hypervisor host
(Borrowed from ARCC)

4

2x Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v4 @ 2.40GHz, 14c (28 cores total per host)

128 GB per host

Physical Compute nodes

4

2x Intel Xeon Gold 5318Y 2.1GHz, 24C (48 cores total per host)

512 GB per host

Virtual Machines

The virtual cluster, what is actually visible to the users, is made up of the following adjustable values:

Type

Qty

Cpu

Memory

Type

Qty

Cpu

Memory

Login

1

4 cores

32 GB

Management

1

4 cores

32 GB

Authentication

1

4 cores

16 GB

Ondemand

1

8 cores

32 GB

Compute (Virtual)

4

16 cores

64 GB

Compute (Physical)

4

48 cores

512 GB

WildIris Storage

The project is allocated 10 terabytes of storage, hosted on ARCC infrastructure over NFS.

Software Available on WildIris

Project and Account Requests

To request a research project, please email ARCChelp@uwyo.edu

User Accounts require a valid email address and a UWyo INBRE-Affiliated PI sponsor.

Once access is granted, a remote connection to WildIris may be established via secure shell (SSH) or the WildIris web portal. Note that remote connections require Two-Factor Authentication and a smart device. Instructions on how to setup 2F auth for WildIris will be emailed to new users upon account creation.

Connecting to WildIris

Citing WildIris

For information on citing WildIris, please reference the citing section in Documentation and Help.