Frontera Texascale Days - Full System Runs 9-14 December 2020

Posted by Tim Cockerill on Nov 18, 2020 9:18:40 AM

Updated on Dec 8, 2020 8:44:07 AM

UPDATE - Frontera Texascale Days Extended for COVID-19 Simulations

Frontera Texascale Days are now scheduled through 9am Wednesday, December 16, 2021. Frontera will return to normal service at that time. 
We anticipate the next Texascale Days event to be held in late January or early February. Watch for the announcement that will have details on when your research team can apply to participate.

Best regards,
Tim Cockerill
Director of User Services

Original Posting

Frontera will be reserved for Texascale Days - very large scale runs of at least 3,800 nodes up to full system - to be held immediately following the December system maintenance, Wednesday December 9 through Monday December 14. This event allows our researchers the opportunity to work on problems that may not be possible at the smaller scale. To be eligible to participate, your application must have already successfully run on at least 2,048 nodes in the Large Queue on Frontera.If you would like to participate in Texascale Days, please submit a ticket and include a brief description of the experiment you would like to run and how many nodes would be required.  If you have not yet run on at least 2,048 nodes and would like to request access to the large queue, include this in your ticket. This should include your own strong or weak scaling results from Frontera on up to 512 nodes.If you have already run in the large queue on at least 2,048 nodes, you are qualified to request a Texascale reservation for running at 3,800 nodes or more.