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2012 NERSC allocation requests due September 23

August 17, 2011 by Francesca Verdier | 0 Comments

The ERCAP allocation submission system is now open for 2012 NERSC allocation requests. All current projects (including startup, education, and ALCC projects) must be renewed for 2012 if you wish to continue using NERSC.  New project requests may be submitted as well (for either the remainder of 2011 or for 2012).

The deadline for 2012 requests is September 23, 2011.

Award decisions for requests submitted before this deadline will be emailed to Principal Investigators and PI Proxies on December 14. Production requests made after September 23 will be reviewed in late January 2012. New startup requests awarded after June 2011 may be renewed for 2012 after the September 23 deadline.

2012 allocations will be for the period January 10, 2012, through January 7, 2013.

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Workshop on Cray XE6 User Experiences September 27-28

July 11, 2011 by Francesca Verdier | 0 Comments

Sandia National Laboratory and Cray Inc are hosting a Workshop on Cray XE6 User Experiences in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on September 27 -28, 2011.  The workshop will focus on:

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New 1 Terabyte Memory Node

June 17, 2011 by Francesca Verdier | 0 Comments

A new "extra large" memory node  that has four 8-core Nehalem EX processors (32 cores total) and 1TB memory has been deployed in the Carver/Magellan complex.  See Memory Considerations on Carver.

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SC11 Education Program Applications due July 31

June 9, 2011 by Francesca Verdier | 0 Comments

Applications for the Education Program are now being accepted.

Submission website:

Applications deadline: Sunday, July 31, 2011
Acceptance Notifications: Monday, August 22, 2011

The Education Program is hosting a four-day intensive program that
will immerse participants in High Performance Computing (HPC) and
Computational and Data Enabled Science and Engineering (CDESE).

The program will begin Saturday, November 12 (early morning) and
end Tuesday, November 15 (late afternoon).

The focus of the program is to introduce HPC, CDESE and
computational tools, resources and methods to undergraduate faculty
and to pre-college educators in Science, Technology, Engineering
and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines, as well as to undergraduate and
graduate students considering careers teaching in STEM disciplines.

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Please take the 2011 user survey

June 6, 2011 by Francesca Verdier

You are encouraged to take the 2011 user survey.

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