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cluster:189 [2020/02/27 13:12]
hmeij07 [Funding Policy]
cluster:189 [2020/06/19 08:53] (current)
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 Several months later a pattern emerged. ​ The Provost would annually contribute $25K **//if//** the HPCC user base raised $15K annually in contributions. ​ These funds would "roll over". That would amount to $160K in 4 years, enough for a hardware refresh or new hardware acquisition. ​ Finances also contributed $10K annually for maintenance such as failed disks, network switches, etc ... but these funds do not "roll over". Use it or loose it. All fund cycles restart July 1st. Several months later a pattern emerged. ​ The Provost would annually contribute $25K **//if//** the HPCC user base raised $15K annually in contributions. ​ These funds would "roll over". That would amount to $160K in 4 years, enough for a hardware refresh or new hardware acquisition. ​ Finances also contributed $10K annually for maintenance such as failed disks, network switches, etc ... but these funds do not "roll over". Use it or loose it. All fund cycles restart July 1st.
  
-In order for the HPCC user base to raise $15K annually, CPU and GPU hourly usage monitoring was deployed (using ​Openlava ​''​lsacct'' ​accounting). A dictionary is maintained listing PIs with their associated members (student majors, lab students, grads, phd candidates, collaborators,​ etc).  Each PI then quarterly contributes to the user fund based on a scheme supposedly yielding $15K annually.+In order for the HPCC user base to raise $15K annually, CPU and GPU hourly usage monitoring was deployed (using ​scripts parsing the ''​lsb.acct'' ​file). A dictionary is maintained listing PIs with their associated members (student majors, lab students, grads, phd candidates, collaborators,​ etc).  Each PI then quarterly contributes to the user fund based on a scheme supposedly yielding $15K annually.
  
 Here is queue usage for 2019 [[cluster:​188|2019 Queue Usage]] and below is listed ​ the 2019 contribution scheme. Here is queue usage for 2019 [[cluster:​188|2019 Queue Usage]] and below is listed ​ the 2019 contribution scheme.
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