The National Institute for Computational Sciences

ACF Allocations

Institutional Allocations

The ACF offers allocations to instititional investors for the benefit of their faculty, staff, and students. Investments are converted into access fees and usage fees. Access fees are levied on a user basis and usage fees are represented by an amount of node hour allocations of compute time. Allocated node hours are given priority access. Additional researchers may be added to the project with the permission of the principal investigator.  Maximum allocated hours will depend on the level of investment and the resource requested.

Individual Allocations

The ACF offers allocations to individual investors for the benefit of the researcher and their research staff and students. Investments are converted into access fees and usage fees. Access fees are levied on a user basis and usage fees are represented by an amount of node hour allocations of compute time. Allocated node hours are given priority access. Additional researchers may be added to the project with the permission of the principal investigator.  Maximum allocated hours will depend on the level of investment and the resource requested.

Opportunistic Allocations

The ACF offers opportunistic allocations to investors for the benefit of their faculty, staff, and students. Investments are converted into access fees. Access fees are levied on a user basis. Opportunistic users run with no priority and jobs are scheduled as back fill and will run if no priority jobs are queued. Additional researchers may be added to the project with the permission of the principal investigator.  Number of job limits and job run times are enforced on opportunstic allocations.

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 ACF ALLOCATIONS
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