Purchase Allocation

Below is a list of the various allocations that can be purchased with Research Computing. 

See our price list for cost information

Purchase TypePurchase DurationData TypeResource Type
HiPerGator Hardware Purchase Five Years Not Restricted NCU, NGU, BSU, OSU
HiPerGator Service Purchase Less than Five Years Not Restricted NCU, NGU, BSU, OSU, PUBAPPS, DBU
HiPerGator-RV Hardware Purchase Five Years Restricted RNCU, RNGU, RRSU
HiPerGator-RV Service Purchase Less than Five Years Restricted RNCU, RNGU, RRSU
Consultation Purchase N/A N/A Consulting Hours
Free Trial Allocation Three Months Restricted or Non-Restricted Any Resource Types except consulting hours

Resource Definitions

Resource TypeDefinition
NCU Normalized Compute Unit
NGU Normalized GPU Unit
BSU Blue Storage Unit
OSU Orange Storage Unit
PUBAPPS PubApps Allocation
DBU Database Storage Unit
RNCU Restricted Data Normalized Compute Unit
RNGU Restricted Data Normalized GPU Unit
RRSU Restricted Data Replicated Storage Unit