Venus is owned by Michele Vendruscolo. It has these features:
- Sixteen six-core dual Xeon X5650 (2.6GHz) nodes
- Six four-core dual Xen E5540 (2.5GHz) nodes
- 24Gb RAM per node for the X5650s, 8GB for the E5540s
- Gigabit Ethernet interconnect
Venus is intended for serial task farming, and small-scale parallel MPI jobs.