What is GEARS?

GEARS is an enerGy-Efficient big-datA Research System at arizona state university, for studying heterogeneous and dynamic data by employing heterogeneous computing and storage resources and co-designing the software and hardware components of the system. GEARS is sponsored by National Science Foundation award CNS-1629888. Currently GEARS is based on the following hardware resources:

CPU

512 Intel Xeon 2.4GHz CPU Cores

GPU

10 Nvidia K40 GPUs

FPGA

16 Nallatech 385A Cards with Altera Arria 10 GX 1150 FPGAs

Storage

3TB DRAM, 576TB SAS Disks, 25.6TB NVMe SSDs

NETWORK

10Gbps Ethernet and 40Gbps Infiniband

Partners

Sponsors

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. CNS-1629888. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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  • Brickyard Engineering, 699 S Mill Ave,
    Tempe, AZ, 85281
    gears.asu@gmail.com