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Service Selection Guide

This page provides overviews of the service courses and guides users to select the course that fits the purpose of use. For details of the system specifications, refer to the "supercomputer(Services)." For details of the service courses or the usage fees, see Rules for Usage Fees of Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies (ACCMS) (*Japanese Version Only).



1. Selecting the Service Course

The Service Course consists of the Entry, Personal, Group, and Private Cluster Course. Select one that fits your purpose. The services of Entry course are available when you get the user ID. To use the services of other courses, apply for them by the due date.

For the usage fees and the available computing resources of each course, see Rules for Usage Fees of Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies (ACCMS) (*Japanese Version Only).

Note that we accept applications for use of each course, except the Entry Course, during the fixed application periods only. To check the upcoming dates of the application periods, see Service Application Timeline and E-mail Newsletter.

CourseDescriptionAnnual Usage FeeElapsed Time for BatchApplying
Entry
  • All users who do not belong to the other courses (users who do not apply for the service course.
  • Users can login to the system B.
  • Users can use the minimum (1 node).
  • Users can use large format printer and licensing service.
12,600 yen 1 hour Acceptable year round
Personal
  • This course is for individuals.
  • Multiple users of the same course share one batch queue.
  • Computing resources are provided in the best effort.
  • (If you apply for a personal course, you will not incur the usage fee for the entry course.)
100,000 yen 168 hours Open application system
Group
  • This course is for using in the laboratories and the collaborative research groups.(available for individuals)
  • The UNIX group and the dedicated batch job queue are assigned for each group.
  • A certain amount of resources relative to the requested resources (1/1, 1/2, or 1/4) is guaranteed depending on the course type.
  • Provision of free additional members of the group members according to the number of application nodes.(For users who are linked to the payment manager of the group course) (5,000 yen / person when exceeding the free number)
depends on number of nodes 336 hours Open application system
Private Cluster
  • This course provides an environment that is logically independent of the supercomputer and is equivalent to a cluster deployed in a laboratory.
  • By assigning a global IP address to the login node, you can access to the cluster directly.
  • The batch processing system is not available for this course.
depends on number of nodes Open application system

※The elapsed time of a batch is the upper limit of the elapsed time in one batch job and the upper limit of the number of executable jobs is not set.

2. Selecting the System (For Group and Personal Course)

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3. Selecting the Type (For Group course)

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4. Other Services

Supercomputer users can also utilize the following services, besides the services of the selected service course(Entry, Personal, Group, or Private cluster).

ServiceUsage FeeDescriptionApplying
Large-scale job From 13,000 yen per week Highly parallelized jobs are available by week basis. Open application system
Addition of Storage capacity From 10,000 yen per year Standard storage capacity can be added in units of 10TB. Open application system
Licensing service From 20,000yen per year This service allows you to install applications on a PC in your laboratory.
  • ENVI/IDL
Acceptable year round
Large format printer No additional fee The large format printer is available to print posters for presentations at academic conferences and professional workshops. No need

     

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