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About Ponyland

Ponyland is the informal name (officially Equestria) of the Computer Cluster for CLS. The cluster is used in the following ways:

  • Store databases and corpora
  • Run experiments
  • Parallel processing of huge datasets
  • Provide a Linux/Unix environment to users
  • Host several websites for CLS projects and affiliates

This service is provided for employees of CLS, affiliated guest researchers and student assistants.



The cluster is hosted by C&CZ at Faculty of Science (Huygensgebouw). Technical maintenance is provided by FNWI and user-support by admin.

Derpy & Spitfire

List of dedicated servers

AddressRAMLocal disk spaceCPU threadsAccessiblePurpose 504G 2.9T 56 y webserver, special purpose, portal dataserver dataserver dataserver 503G 19T 64 y webserver (LXD containers), special purpose, MySQL server webserver and dataserver

List of Pony-servers (computing nodes)

AddressBoring nameRAMLocal disk spaceCPU threadsGPU NVIDIA Tesla V100 NVIDIA Tesla V100 NVIDIA Tesla M40 NVIDIA Tesla T4

Snips (mlp12) and Mistmane (mlp13) were named Thunderlane (mlp10) and Twist (mlp11) previously.

Ponies (computing nodes)

wiki/ponyland/about.txt · Last modified: 2022/08/16 08:58 by mhulsbosch