C3SE is a centre for scientific and technical computing at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg Sweden. C3SE is one of six centres in the national metacenter Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing

Current systems

  • PC-cluster Vera for local users.
  • PC-cluster with GPU accelerators Alvis for national and local users.

C3SE is also part of SNIC Science Cloud and Swestore


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2022-11-22 All nodes (including private partitions) have been updated to Rocky 8. If you have, you should stop using the --reservation=rocky8 now.
2022-11-08 Almost all nodes have been updated to Rocky 8. There are much more updated nodes than are still running CentOS7.
2022-11-07 Call for Expression of Interest for pilot/seed projects with participation of Chalmers e-Commons Digital Research Engineers. This is an opportunity for Chalmers researchers to get extensive in-depth support, read more about the call here.
2022-10-17 Chalmers e-Commons is hiring.; 3 digital research engineers, 2 system administrators and 1 systems engineer. Application deadline is 2022-11-22.
2022-09-01 Vera expansion is now live. All Vera users should read the news page for how to use the new nodes and the upcoming changes that will affect all nodes.
2022-09-01 Vera expansion and OS upgrade is nearing. vera2 login node will be emptied and updated 2022-09-02 in preparation for this change. Big news announcement will follow. Use vera1 for now and remember that login nodes are shared!

Current and upcoming events

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2022-12-01 Introduction seminar for Vera users. In this online seminar we will show you how to use Vera. Zoom meeting will be at 13:15-17:00 here. We recommend old users to also attend as there has been many updates and additions to Vera which are covered in detail.
2022-12-07 Introduction seminar for Alvis users. In this online seminar we will show you how to use Alvis. Zoom meeting will be at 13:15-17:00 here. The second part of this seminar will be an optional workshop where users can go through a tutorial with help available and on reserved nodes on Alvis. To get access to the reserved resources you need to request membership to project SNIC 2022/22-1064 two days before the seminar at the latest. If you are going to participate in the workshop you should either be connected through SUNET or use a VPN with which you can connect to Alvis.

Acknowledgement suggestion

If the results you get from using the resources we provide end up in a paper or are presented at a workshop or conference, we kindly asks you to include a note in the acknowledgements. Here is a suggestion on how such an acknowledgement could be formulated:

The computations/data handling/[OR SIMILAR] were/was enabled by resources provided by the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC) at Chalmers e-Commons partially funded by the Swedish Research Council through grant agreement no. 2018-05973.

If applicable, please also add:

[NAME] at is acknowledged for assistance concerning technical and implementation aspects [OR SIMILAR] in making the code run on the [OR SIMILAR] C3SE resources.