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Dirac GPU Cluster to be Retired December 12

November 12, 2014 by Francesca Verdier

As previously announced, the Dirac GPU testbed will be retired at 17:00 PST on Friday, December 12, 2014. It has served its intended purpose of allowing NESRC staff and users to evaluate GPU technologies.

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NERSC Exascale Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

November 3, 2014

Applications are being accepted for up to eight postdoctoral fellowship positions at NERSC.  The positions are part of a larger effort to enable new, pathbreaking science with NERSC's next generation manycore Cori supercomputer.  Fellows will be working in multidisciplinary teams composed of computer, computational, and domain scientists that will transition codes to the Cori system and produce mission-relevant science that truly pushes the limits of high-end computing.  The list of 20 projects available for assignment is on 

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Luis W. Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computing Sciences

November 1, 2014 by Francesca Verdier

Applications are now being acceted for the Luis W. Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computing Sciences and are due November 24.  Apply at

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Major NERSC Maintenance Tuesday November 11

October 31, 2014 by Francesca Verdier

There will be a major NERSC maintenance on Tuesday, November 11, from 08:00 until 18:00 PST. Several systems and services will be unavailable during this time.

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2015 NERSC allocation requests due September 22

August 13, 2014 by Francesca Verdier

The NERSC allocation submission system is now open for 2015 requests. All current NERSC projects (including startup, education, Director Reserve, and ALCC projects) must be renewed for 2015 if you wish to continue using NERSC. New project requests may be submitted as well (for either the remainder of 2014 or to start in 2015).

The deadline for 2015 requests is 23:59 Pacific Time September 22, 2014.

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