Consortium des Équipements de Calcul Intensif

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CÉCI is the 'Consortium des Équipements de Calcul Intensif'; a consortium of high-performance computing centers of UCL, ULB, ULg, UMons, and UNamur. Read more.

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The next CÉCI scientific day will take place in Mons on April 24th.
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Latest News

Monday, 09 February 2015

PRACE Call for Proposal

PRACE has issued the 11th call for Proposals: ( deadline: 18th March 2015, 13:30 CET ; stake: 1 year allocation starting: 1st Sept, 2015 ; resources:Fermi and MareNostrum)

Let us know if you respond and participate!

Thursday, 15 January 2015

NIC4 upgraded at ULg

NIC4, the CÉCI cluster hosted at ULg, has been upgraded with 8 additional nodes, all with the same features as the previously existing ones. Slurm has furthermore been updated to version 14.03, now featuring among others job arrays.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Zenobe, the Walloon Tier-1 supercomputer is now available to all the CÉCI users

Zenobe features 342 compute nodes with two 12-cores Intel E5-2697 v2 processors at 2.7 GHz and 64 GB of RAM and 274 compute nodes with two 6-cores Intel X5675 processors at 3GHz and mainly 24 GB of RAM, interconnected with a fast non-blocking QDR Infiniband network. Zenobe is furthermore equiped with a fast 350 TB GPFS parallel filesystem.

See the FAQ for information on how to get access to Zenobe.

Monday, 03 March 2014

22,260,000 core-hours on PRACE Tier-0 clusters allocated to CÉCI users. Be the next one!

Jean-Christophe Charlier and Nicolas Leconte (UCL), and Samir Sid and Vincent Terrapon (ULg) have been allocated time on Tier-0 clusters, respectively in the context of the 8th Regular Call and for a preparatory access. Congratulation to them.

As the 9th Call for Proposal is now open, do not hesitate to apply.

Thursday, 27 February 2014

NIC4 installed at ULg

The sixth CECI cluster, NIC4 has entered production. It is installed at ULg. NIC4 features 120 compute nodes with two 8-cores Intel E5-2650 processors at 2.0 GHz and 64 GB of RAM (4 GB/core), interconnected with a QDR Infiniband network (2:1 blocking factor), and having exclusive access to a fast 144 TB FHGFS parallel filesystem. From today, you can access it with your CÉCI credentials.

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