HPC access

For a lot of researchers the hardware provided by the EUR is sufficient. However, if you need more memory than available on your computer or need to simultaneously run multiple tasks on a large dataset you can apply for High Performance Computing (HPC).

More info

SURF offers the following services:

If you need to decide which infrastructure would be most suitable for your line of research check this page: https://www.surf.nl/en/which-compute-service-for-which-research-question


These services are paid for by the EUR IT department. Researchers that would require a substantial amount of our resources are encouraged to apply for access granted by SURF (and paid for by NWO). More info can be found here: https://www.surf.nl/en/research-ict/apply-for-access-to-compute-services

How to apply

If you need Snellius please visit the SURF Servicedesk. Log in with SURFconext, apply for access on our institute contract.

If you need Research Cloud, first have a look at this info: https://servicedesk.surf.nl/wiki/display/WIKI/How+to+get+on+board

In short:

  • Create an SRAM account
  • Send an e-mail to edsc@eur.nl with your SRAM username and the preferred name of your first CO
  • Once you are a member of this CO, log in to the Research Cloud portal to request a wallet
  • Create your first workspace

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