Most CISER computing users do not receive a bill. Supporting colleges and researchers cover users beyond the $400 computing subsidy through the purchase of computing subscriptions.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out about your options.
Computing Account Billing FAQ
Usage statistics are updated each night. Using your Cornell netid and password, you may log on to http://ciser.cornell.edu/beta/usage to check your latest computing use activity at any time. Contact us if you are getting near the $400 limit and you do not have coverage.
Pay-as-you-go rates for computing (system process) use were set by the Faculty Advisory Committee based on the estimated capacity of ¼ of a state-of-the-art server in CISER’s computing cluster.
System Usage Category Rate CPU Minutes $ .0125 / min. Memory MB Minutes $ .00005 / mb. / min. Application Load Time $ .0005 / min. I/O MB Used $ .0000007 / mb.
A $12,000 annual subscription includes system process usage up to the limit in one or more of the categories listed below. Usage in excess of any one of the parameters shown below will be charged at the pay-as-you-go rate unless you choose to purchase an additional subscription.
System Usage Category Units Maximum Value* CPU Minutes / Year 2,160,000 $ 27,000 Memory MB Minutes / Year 1,200,000,000 $ 60,000 Application Load Time 540,000 unlimited** I/O MB Used 88,440,000,000 $ 61,908
* As computed according to pay-as-you-go rates
** During active use