Computing

High Performance Computing with powerful clustered compute resources, high throughput disk storage, and expert programming support.  Special high-memory resource with 1.5 TB memory.  GPU resources also available.

Fee-for-use payment model.

Used by/Available to

UPHS and PSOM Faculty and Staff

Capacity Assumptions/Restrictions

Restricted data that is covered under a data use agreement must be evaluated to ensure the HPC can comply with the terms of the agreement.

Analysis that requires 21 CFR Part 11 compliance should not use this service.

Continuity and Security

Sensitive, Restricted and Public Data 

Cost

Service Cost
Compute $0.035/computational/vCore slot hour
Disk Storage $0.055/GB/month
Archive Storage $0.015/GB/month

Support

For support, visit the HPC Wiki.

How to Access

To learn more about the HPC or to request an account, please visit the HPC website..

Customers of the LPC will receive a feature-rich environment upon which they can perform analytical and computational work. The environment aligns the computational resources a customer has provided with the amount of processing the customer has access to, while providing a consistent framework for managing a scalable environment. Individual customers who use the LPC do not face usage based billing rates, which ensures predictable costs.

The LPC provides both CPU and GPU computing options. CPU computing consists of dedicated nodes for each faculty member.

Used by/Available to

UPHS and PSOM Faculty and Staff

Capacity Assumptions/Restrictions

Restricted data that is covered under a data use agreement must be evaluated to ensure the LPC can comply with the terms of the agreement.

Analysis that requires 21 CFR Part 11 compliance should not use this service.

Continuity and Security

Sensitive, Restricted and Public Data

Cost

  • CPU Computing
    • On Demand  $600 per PI per year
    • Dedicated  Contact for quotes
  • GPU Computing
    • On Demand (1 GPU maximum per job)  $500 per year
    • Dedicated  $1,000 per GPU per year

Support

For support, submit a ticket to the Systems queue at https://helpdesk.pmacs.upenn.edu/.

How to Access

To access this resource, please contact your SIO at DART_SIO@Pennmedicine.upenn.edu.

Penn Medicine Academic Computing Services offers a variety of configurations of virtualized servers to support the Perelman School of Medicine community. 

Full Description

A menu of virtual server configurations and pricing are listed below.

Virtual servers can be configured to support custom, dedicated workloads and for situations where queue-based computing is not appropriate. Virtual servers can host dedicated scientific software or provide the opportunity to work in interactive sessions. Virtual servers can also be customized to the security requirements for working with specific data sets.

Virtual servers can be used to host a variety of applications. Common examples of applications hosted on PMACS virtual servers include Progeny, Velos eResearch, and REDCap. Custom web environments can also be hosted on virtual servers, specific to the specifications required.

Used by/Available to

UPHS and PSOM Faculty and Staff

Capacity Assumptions/Restrictions

Restrictions are configured to the specific use of each server.

Continuity and Security

Sensitive, Restricted and Public Data

Cost

Charges vary depending on server specifications. Contact an SIO to discuss pricing at DART_SIO@Pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Support

For support, submit a ticket to the Systems queue at https://helpdesk.pmacs.upenn.edu/.

How to Access

To access this resource, please contact your SIO at DART_SIO@Pennmedicine.upenn.edu.