Reserving a Cluster or Cluster Software
Most Computing Services public clusters can be reserved by following the appropriate process.
Who Can Reserve
Only Carnegie Mellon affiliates
may reserve a cluster. Typically, clusters are reserved for the following purposes:
- Faculty or staff members typically reserve clusters for academic or professional development classes
- Students typically reserve clusters for community service projects
How to Reserve a Cluster
Depending on the cluster you want to reserve, do one of the following:
Cluster reservations are subject to the following restrictions:
- Reservation requests must be made by Wednesday of the week before the requested reservation if no software changes are needed; see Cluster Software Guidelines for more information on requesting software.
- Reservations are posted within the Carnegie Mellon SpaceQuest system powered by 25Live and physically posted outside of each cluster.
- Reservations become void if the professor does not show up within fifteen minutes after the scheduled reservation.