The Alps system operated by the Swiss National Computing Centre (CSCS) is an HPE Cray EX multiprocessor system for supercomputing, and the Eiger partition is the first partition released under the Alps system.
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Why would you need to run on Eiger?
Eiger is a highly specialized HPC Supercomputer for massively parallel applications or for applications with distributed memory needs.
With Eiger you can run massively parallel workflows, profiting from the high-speed interconnect among the nodes.
How to get access
All researchers at the University of Zurich with computational needs that require such a system are eligible to get access. Access to Eiger is given based on an evaluation of the needs by S3IT staff, mapping the problem to the right infrastructure available through S3IT (ScienceCloud, ScienceCluster, or the Supercomputer).
Ask for access by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will get back to you and set up a meeting to give you an introduction to the systems.
Detailed specifications are available here.