Computational Ladder 4, 3
- Tier 4: Desktops and Laptops
- Small jobs only.
- User has complete control.
- Slow access to RDS.
- Tier 3: CSF, DPSF and iCSF
- Integrated ecosystem of batch compute, interactive compute,
high-performance storage, resilient storage and VMs.
- HTC and HPDA: very high memory and intensive disk IO; high-bandwidth to RDS;
- Well-supported environment — Web-based job submission in dev.
- Responsive/flexible platforms — components often customised at
Challenges and Opportunities
Point and Local Infrastructure
LTS, RDM and RDA