The Elbrus-4C Based Node as Part of Heterogeneous Cluster for Oil and Gas Processing Researches

  • Ekaterina TyutlyaevaEmail author
  • Igor Odintsov
  • Alexander Moskovsky
  • Sergey Konyukhov
  • Alexander Kalyakin
  • Murad I. Neiman-zade
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 965)


This paper briefly examines the advantages and disadvantages of Elbrus architectures as building blocks for Seismic Processing cluster system. The configuration of a heterogeneous clustered system build for research Oil and Gas Company is examined in more detail. In this system, processing nodes with different architecture (x86, GPU and e2k) are integrated in a single computing cluster through a high performance global networking topologies. Heterogeneous cluster with Elbrus node provides a good opportunity for software cross-architectural migration. To demonstrate the potential of Elbrus nodes usage, the multispectral data analysis application has been optimized for e2k architecture. Paper includes performance results and scalability analysis for implemented module using e2k and x86 nodes. It is anticipated that the heterogeneous cluster with Elbrus node will form an integral part of the preparation process of the domestic supercomputer under development, based on the Elbrus processors. The basic software stack in Seismic Processing will be naturally emerged on the use of Elbrus node as part of the heterogeneous cluster.


VLIW Elbrus in HPC e2k Heterogeneous cluster Elbrus-4C Based Node 



This research is funded from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (Programme “SKIF-NEDRA”, the government contract 14.964.11.0001 dated 17 June 2015).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ekaterina Tyutlyaeva
    • 1
    Email author
  • Igor Odintsov
    • 1
  • Alexander Moskovsky
    • 1
  • Sergey Konyukhov
    • 1
  • Alexander Kalyakin
    • 2
  • Murad I. Neiman-zade
    • 2
  1. 1.ZAO RSC TechnologiesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.MCST/INEUMMoscowRussia

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