BiRD has dedicated IT resources that represent:

  •     1104 threads
  •     5.9 TB RAM
  •     750 TB of storage

BiRD provides the community with a high-performance, equipped and secure IT infrastructure for computing and hosting your scientific data. The software environment is constantly evolving with the ongoing addition of new tools according to your requests.

The platform is equipped with:

  • a computing cluster dedicated to the analysis of NGS projects and the development of pipelines directly connected to sequencers.
    • 6 blades for a total of 384 threads and 2.1 TB of RAM.
    • an associated 80TB storage
  • a computing cluster open to the scientific community
    • 10 blades for a total of 560 threads and 3.8 TB RAM
    • an associated 400TB storage
  •     a CLOUD platform under OpenStack
    • 160 threads
    •  50 TB of storage

Most of this equipment is located in the datacenter of the University of Nantes.

Cluster de 448 coeurs et 90 To de stockage