Academic Signup for Access to the Intel® AI DevCloud

This resource is open only to the participants of the Intel program for academic access.

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Please fill out and submit the form below to request access to the Intel® AI DevCloud. You will get additional instructions via the email address that you provide.

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What’s Inside

When you get access, you will log in to a Linux-based head node of a batch farm. There you can stage your code and data, compile, and submit calculations to a queue. Once the queued job completes, your results will be in your home folder.

  • Your account is active for up to 1 year. The termination date is determined by the passcode provided to you by Intel
  • Jobs are scheduled on Intel® Xeon® Gold 6128 processors (formerly Skylake)
  • Each processor has 12 cores with 2-way hyper-threading.
  • Each processor has access to 192 GiB of on-platform RAM (DDR4).
  • Only one job will run on any processor at a time.
  • You will get 200 GB of file storage quota.
  • Your home directory is not visible to other users.
  • Once your access period expires, your home directory on the cluster will be deleted.

Precompiled Optimized Software

Miscellaneous software optimized for Intel® architecture, including Intel® Xeon® processors, is available on the cluster:

  • Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition and the tools and libraries included with it:
    • Intel® C, C++ and Fortran compilers
    • Intel® MPI library
    • Intel® OpenMP library
    • Intel® Threading Building Blocks (TBB) library
    • Intel® Math Kernel Library (MKL)
    • Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (DAAL)
  • Intel® Distribution for Python* 2.7 and 3.5
  • Intel® Distribution for Caffe*


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