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Access Policies

Access policies for members

Each job submitted by a member may request no more than 320 hours of walltime.

The total number of processors in simultaneous use by jobs within a member group is limited to four times the size of the membership share of that group.

There is no limit on the total number of simultaneous jobs for any member account or account group.

Each member group will be provided a soft disk quota of 500 GB and a hard disk quota of 700 GB.
(This translates into 600 and 840GB in panfs calculations)

On occasion a member may reserve all (or a portion) of the processors representing his/her membership share for exclusive use. This reservation must be made far enough in advance (up to two weeks) in order that jobs already running do not interfere with the reservation. When a member has an exclusive reservation in effect, any processors used by that member’s jobs in excess of his/her membership share will run with guest priorities in effect. The use of these exclusive reservations will be reviewed periodically by the faculty governance body. As membership in the HPC Resource provides significant benefits associated with the sharing of resources, requests for permanent exclusive use will not be permitted.

Member jobs are given resources ahead of guest jobs.

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Access policies for guests

Each job submitted by a guest may request no more than 36 hours of walltime.

The total number of processors in simultaneous use by jobs within a guest group is limited to 24.

The total number of jobs permitted to run simultaneously within a guest group is limited to 12.

Each guest group will be provided a soft disk quota of 100 GB and a hard disk quota of 200 GB.
(This translates into 120 and 240GB in panfs calculations)

Member jobs are given resources ahead of guest jobs.