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 Swedish Science Cloud and Swestore


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2023-03-07 Chalmers e-Commons is still hiring.; system administrators and systems engineer.
2023-02-22 Cooling system will be serviced. All A100 and A40 nods in Alvis will be shut down for the day. Jobs with walltimes beyond 07:00 won't start until service is done.
2023-01-01 NAISS has replaced SNIC. Read more at NAISS website and SNIC newsletter.
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.
2022-09-01 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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2023-04-19 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 for the workshop 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.
2023-03-22 Introduction seminar for Vera users. In this online seminar we will show you how to use Vera. Zoom meeting will be at 13:15-15:00 here. We recommend old users to also attend as there has been many updates and additions to Vera which are covered in detail.

Acknowledgement suggestion🔗

The recommended way to acknowledge NAISS (e.g. projects on Alvis) is:

"The computations/data handling/SIMILAR were/was enabled by resources provided by the National Academic Infrastructure for Supercomputing in Sweden (NAISS) at NAISS AFFILIATED SITE partially funded by the Swedish Research Council through grant agreement no. 2022-06725."

If applicable, also add an acknowledgement for application support:

"NAME at NAISS AFFILIATED SITE is acknowledged for assistance concerning technical and implementational aspects OR SIMILAR in making the code run on the OR SIMILAR NAISS AFFILIATED SITE resources."


"We thank NAME at NAISS AFFILIATED SITE for their assistance with describe tasks such as porting, optimization, etc.."