Access to Piz Daint

CSCS offers two types of allocations for Piz Daint.
More information: http://www.cscs.ch/user_lab/allocation_schemes/index.html

Production projects

  • Aim: production work for a specific scientific project.
  • Submission is possible at any time
  • Two allocation periods per year:
    • Starting on April 1st (submission until October of the previous year)
    • Starting on October 1st (submission until May)
  • Projects are granted access based on scientific merit and technical feasibility.
  • Allocations are valid for one year.
  • Eligibility: No restriction with respect to affiliation or nationality. Proposers must hold at least the position of post-doc within their institution.

More information and review timeline:
http://www.cscs.ch/user_lab/allocation_schemes/submission100/index.html

Development projects

  • Aim: work on codes and algorithms.
  • Submission is possible at any time
  • Large development proposals:
    • More than 36,000 core-hours per year for up to 3 years
    • Two allocation periods per year:
      • Starting on April 1st (submission until October of the previous year)
      • Starting on October 1st (submission until May)
    • Granted based on scientific merit and technical feasibility
  • Small development projects:
    • Less than 36,000 core-hours for up to 1 year
    • Continuous submission without fix allocation periods.
    • Granted based on technical and feasibility assessment.

More information and review timeline:
http://www.cscs.ch/user_lab/allocation_schemes/development_projects/index.html

Questions? Contact Colin McMurtrie (cmurtrie@cscs.ch) or Cristian Mezzanotte (cristian.mezzanotte@cscs.ch)