The Martinos Center has a 1.8 Petabyte SAN using IBM DDN9900s that house over 1200 SATA hard drives. There are 8 IBM BladeCenter HS22s serving
as the front end providing direct GPFS filesystem access to the Martinos Center compute cluster (launchpad) and round-robin NFS filesystem access to
workstations throughout MGH's campus.
Space on the storage cluster is being offered at $25.50/TB/month ($306 a year) billed quarterly.
External academic users will need to pay a 44% overhead ($440 total) and
external for-profit/industry users will need to pay a 59% overhead ($487 total).
The cost includes a weekly disk snapshot backup and a nearly monthly tape backup. To get
space, please send us the following info: