• PRACE Project Access – 15th Call for Proposals

  • The PRACE 15th Call for Proposals for Project Access was open until 30 May 2017, 10:00 CEST. The Terms of Reference can be found here. The Technical Guidelines for Applicants can be found here. The Project Scope and Plan template can be found here.
    The 15th PRACE Call for Proposals yielded 76 eligible proposals of which 46 were awarded a total of close to 1.7 thousand million core hours. For more information see the pres release here.

    PRACE systems that were available in this Call:

    System Architecture Site (Country) Core Hours
    (node hours)
    Minimum request
    Curie Bull Bullx cluster GENCI@CEA (FR) 128 million
    (5.5 million)
    15 million
    core hours
    Curie successor BULL Sequana (starting service in Q2 2018) GENCI@CEA (FR) 36 million
    (0.5 million)
    15 million
    core hours
    Hazel Hen Cray XC40 System GCS@HLRS (DE) 57 million
    (2.4 million)
    20 million
    core hours
    Marconi-Broadwell Lenovo System CINECA (IT) 36 million
    (1 million)
    15 million core hours
    Marconi-KNL Lenovo System CINECA (IT) 442 million
    (6.5 million)
    30 million core hours
    MareNostrum Lenovo System BSC (ES) 475 million
    (10 million)
    15 million core hours
    Piz Daint Cray XC50 System CSCS (CH) 510 million
    (7.5 million)
    68 million core hours
    Use of GPUs
    SuperMUC IBM System X iDataplex/ Lenovo NextScale GCS@LRZ (DE) 44 million
    (2.4 million)
    15 million core hours