Usage Charges

1. Rates for Regular Usage for SERC Facilities for IISc Users

SERC Facility
August 1, 2019 – July 31, 2020
August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2021
August 1, 2021 – July 31, 2022
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. CPU.
5 paise per core hour 15 paise per core hour 35 paise per core hour
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. GPU.
30 paise per GPU hour 90 paise per GPU hour Rs 2 per GPU hour
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. Intel KNL.
30 paise per KNL hour
90 paise per KNL hour
Rs 2 per KNL hour
NVIDIA DGX – 1 system
Rs. 2 per GPU hour Rs. 6 per GPU hour Rs. 14 per GPU hour

 

2. Rates for Reserved Usage for SERC Facilities for IISc Users

SERC Facility
August 1, 2019 – July 31, 2020
August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2021
August 1, 2021 – July 31, 2022
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. CPU.
35 paise per core hour 50 paise per core hour 75 paise per core hour
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. GPU.
Rs. 2 per GPU hour Rs 3.5 per GPU hour Rs 5 per GPU hour
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. Intel KNL.
Rs. 2 per GPU hour
Rs 3.5 per GPU hour
Rs 5 per GPU hour
NVIDIA DGX – 1 system
Rs. 14 per GPU hour Rs. 22 per GPU hour Rs. 30 per GPU hour

 

3. For users from academic and Government research Institutions from outside IISc.

SERC Facility Maximum Usage
Other Academic Organizations
Government R&D Labs
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. CPU.
Up to (6000x24x30) core hours usage per month
Rs. 1 per core hour Rs. 2 per core hour
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. GPU.
Up to (4x24x30) GPU hours usage per month
Rs. 6 per GPU hour
Rs 12 per GPU hour
SahasraT Cray XC40 system. Intel KNL.
Up to (4x24x30) KNL hours usage per month
Rs. 6 per KNL hour
Rs 12 per KNL hour
NVIDIA DGX – 1 system
Up to (1x6x30) GPU hours usage per month
Rs. 35 per GPU hour Rs. 85 per GPU hour

Industry Usage

The NVIDIA DGX-1 system is allowed for access for usage by Industry up to a limit of (1x3x10) GPU hours per month. The usage will be charged at the rate of Rs. 150 per GPU hour.
Important Note: This usage by Industry cannot be for commercial purposes including development of commercial products. The system can be used only for small-scale testing and benchmarking purposes.