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Re: CycleCloud BigScience Challenge giving away ~8-hours on 30000 core cluster for research

From: Nick Holford <n.holford>
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2011 08:59:52 -0400

Jason,

If I was a winner of your competition how would I go about using NONMEM?
How do you manage NONMEM licensing on you cloud cluster?
What NONMEM license fee would one have to pay for 30000 cores?

Nick

On 2/11/2011 2:19 p.m., Jason Stowe wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Long time reader, first time poster.
>
> Cycle recently announced that we're giving away the equivalent of
> 8-hrs on a 30000 core CycleCloud HPC cluster for a grand prize winner
> in the CycleCloud BigScience Challenge. Up to five finalists will win
> 4 hours on 3000 core clusters as well. The Compute time is to benefit
> academic and non-profit researchers that are doing science which could
> benefit humanity.
>
> Some current applicants are in life sciences and CycleCloud currently
> supports reliable/large-scale clusters running NONMEM for Top 5
> Pharma, so I wanted to welcome more researchers in the NONMEM
> community to enter.
>
> We describe the challenge and why we're excited about it here:
> http://bit.ly/BigScience
>
> The application process is simply answering 4 questions (takes less
> than half an hour): State who you are, what is your research, why it
> is important, and how you currently run computation. The applicatiopn
> is available here:
> http://cyclecomputing.com/big-science-challenge/overview
>
> So far, response has been great, and Inside HPC covered descriptions
> of some of the recent applications we've received:
> http://insidehpc.com/2011/10/27/24209/
> http://blog.cyclecomputing.com/
>
> Submissions are due by November 7th, so submit early and we hope to
> help some of you get some BigScience done quickly.
>
> Best,
> Jason
>
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>
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>
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Received on Thu Nov 03 2011 - 08:59:52 EDT

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