The Norwegian Academic HPC Services
The current Norwegian academic HPC infrastructure is maintained by an organization called the Metacenter, which is a joint collaboration between the four oldest Universities in Norway (UiO, UiB, NTNU and UiT) and Sigma2.
Acknowledging use of national HPC infrastructure
Projects are required to acknowledge the use of the national e-infrastructure resources in their scientific publications. Papers, presentations and other publications that feature work that relied on Sigma2 should include such an acknowledgement.
UNINETT Sigma2 has defined the following template for such acknowledgements:
The computations/simulations/[SIMILAR] were performed on resources provided by UNINETT Sigma2 - the National Infrastructure for High Performance Computing and Data Storage in Norway
For the beginner
If you are new here, you might want to learn the basics first here:
- Training calendar
- HPC carpentry
- Introduction to HPC training material - UiO
- Introduction to HPC training and materials - NTNU
Getting help and access
- Support line
- Writing good support requests
- Lost or expiring password
- Applying for user accounts
- Applying for resources
Current status and announcements
For advanced users
Storage and file managment
Fram and Saga use the NIRD storage system for storing archives for other research data. NOTUR projects have access to this geo-replicated storage through various methods.
- Fram and Saga
- Sharing files
- Transferring files
- Performance tips
About UNINETT Sigma2
UNINETT Sigma2 AS manages the national infrastructure for computational science in Norway, and offers services in high performance computing and data storage. Visit https://www.sigma2.no for more information.
Latest news and announcements from Metacenter are posted at Metacenter OpsLog and the @MetacenterOps Twitter channel.