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Facilities Statement

Should you need a facilities statement for your grant proposals, we invite you to use the following:

The Multi-Environment Research Computer for Exploration and Discovery (MERCED) cluster, a shared resource for UC Merced researchers, is a Linux cluster from Advanced Clustering Technologies funded by an NSF Major Research Instrumentation grant. There are 95 computer nodes with a total of 2116 cores at 2301 MHz, including 4 GPU nodes, running nVidia K20 graphics cards and 2 GPU nodes running nVidia P100’s. The total capacity is approximately 62 TFLOPS. The cluster runs Slurm scheduler. There is 71 TB disk space across the cluster itself, plus a main storage array of 164 TB and approximately 144TB for project-specific storage.

This describes the state of the cluster as of July 2018.