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Education allocation limits
11/16/16 9:28 PM
I am interested in applying for an education allocation on Xstream (we will be using GPUs). I am wondering if the startup allocation limit also applies to the education allocation. I will have 15 students in the class, so if the allocation limit is 5,000 SUs, this only only allows around 300 SUs per student, and if they are using multiple GPUs, the total simulation time for the course will not be very long. Is it possible to request more than 5,000 SUs on Xstream for an educational allocation?

Thank you.

RE: Education allocation limits
11/17/16 7:15 PM as a reply to K. Aurelia Ball.
Dear Professor Ball,

The Startup allocation limit doesn't apply for educational awards on XStream. Please submit your proposal with the amount of SUs required for the class. 1 SU = 1 GPU hour on XStream.

Best regards,
Stephane Thiell
Stanford Research Computing