Service Rates

Research Computing Systems - FY18 Rates

High Performance Computing

Community Condo Model Node Prices (Chinook)

Node Type
Description
Approximate Cost
Standard Compute Node Relion 1900: 28-core
Intel E5-2690v4 processors with 128 GB RAM, 3-year warranty
~$9,200
Relion 1900: 28-core
Intel E5-2690v4 processors with 128 GB RAM, 4-year warranty
~$9,500
Relion 1900: 28-core
Intel E5-2690v4 processors with 128 GB RAM, 5-year warranty
~$9,800
BigMem Compute Node Relion 1900: 28-core
Intel E5-2690v4 processors with 1.5 TB RAM, 3-year warranty
~$26,300

Storage

High Performance Computing Scratch Storage ($CENTER1)

Chinook Tier
Service Description
Computation
$HOME Quota
$CENTER1 Quota
Tier 1 Open to the UA research community using nodes procured for the community and unused portions of shareholder nodes No cost for UA faculty, staff, and students 10 GB Project: 1 TB
Additional: $0.15/GB/yr*
Tier 2 For the PI or project that requires CPUs beyond what can be offered by Tier 1 or requires priority access to HPC resources. Approximately $9200/standard node for 3-year share 10 GB Project: 1 TB + 1 TB/node
Appromixately $9500/standard node for 4-year share
Appromixately $9800/standard node for 5-year share Additional: $0.15/GB/yr*
Tier 3 For the PI or project that requires dedicated resources. Contact RCS Contact RCS Contact RCS

Online Spinning Disk Storage

Lease $0.12/GB/yr*
Purchase Price of hardware, 20 hours labor install, $5/TB/year under warranty

Offline Tape Archive Storage ($ARCHIVE)

Project Quota 10 TB
Additional $0.05/GB/year*

Restricted Data Services (PENDING)

File Share No cost for UA faculty, staff, and students.
60 day purge policy
Spinning Disk Storage $0.12/GB/year*
Archive Storage 2 TB per UA project
  $0.05/GB/year*

Virtual Machines

CPU
Memory
Storage
Price/month
Subsidized
1
1 GB
0
$0
Small
1
2 GB
20 GB
$15
Medium
2
4 GB
40 GB
$30
Large
4
8 GB
80 GB
$60

All research project needs are assessed with a 1 hour consultation. Services are invoiced upfront annually. Additional labor needed to support project development or implementation may be coordinated between PI and RCS and direct charged to an award fund/org
with permission granted by the PI through a Work Authorization.

Please contact RCS for assistance to assess your project IT needs or to request a Facilities Statement if required for your proposal submission.

All services are subject to availability and rates are subject to change.

*Offered in 100 GB increments, 200 GB minimum.