Applications for computing time on the JARA-HPC partition can be submitted by any scientist of RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich qualified in his or her respective field of research. Computing resources are being allocated in accordance with the criteria and procedures of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).
Prospective users can apply for computing time twice a year at defined periods of time. The next computing time period will be from May 01, 2017 to April 30, 2018. The call will open on January 23, 2017. The deadline for submitting proposals will be February 20, 2017, 5pm CET.
To apply for computing time on the JARA-HPC partition, please proceed as follows:
Complete the electronic questionnaire and attach the project description as well as any additional documents to the questionnaire as pdf files. Please note that (besides the technical information regarding the planned simulations) all computing time applications that have been submitted to German Computing Centers within the last 3 years have to be listed in the electronic questionnaire, regardless of whether their content is similar to the current proposal or not.
With the finalization of your project application a form is created. Please print this form, sign it and send it to the Coordination Office for the Allocation of Computing Time preferably by email.
Coordination Office for the Allocation of Computing Time Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) Forschungszentrum Jülich 52425 Jülich Email Fax: 02461 61 2430
Electronic questionnaire to apply for computing time on
CLAIX2016-MPI Intel-based cluster with 128GB main memory and 24 cores per node 45 Mio. core-hours available per call on average 25 applications are competing for the given resources
CLAIX2016-SMP Intel-based cluster with 1024GB main memory and 144 cores per node 5 Mio. core-hours available per call on average 5 applications are competing for the given resources
The minimal amount of computing time for proposals for CLAIX is 1.2 Mio. core-hours. A shortened application process applies for smaller computing time proposals. Proposals can be made directly through the ITC website.
JURECA Intel-based cluster with at least 128GB main memory and 24 cores per node 9 Mio. core-hours are available per call for scientists from the RWTH Aachen 28 Mio. core-hours are available per call for scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich on average 10 applications from Aachen and 30 applications from Jülich compete for the available resources per call JURECA is usually overbooked by a factor of 2 - 3. At least 1.2 Mio. core-hours should be requested per proposal. Applicants with a need for less then 1.2 Mio. core-hours should apply for resources on CLAIX. Scientists of the RWTH Aachen can at the most apply for 2 million core-hours per proposal due to the high overbooking. If more resources are needed, please apply for CLAIX2016-MPI.
JUQUEEN (< 35 Mio. core-hours) Massively parallel system with 16GB main memory and 16 cores per node 144 Mio. core-hours are available per call for scientists of the RWTH Aachen 115 Mio. core-hours are available for scientists of the Forschungszentrum Jülich on average 5 applications from Aachen and 15 applications from Jülich are competing for the available recourses per call
As part of a cooperation project between RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich (JARA), a new database was created, that provides comprehensive overview of the main research areas in energy of the two institutions.