Los Alamos National LaboratoryAPEX: Alliance for Application Performance at Extreme Scale
Collaborating to design, acquire, and deploy advanced technology high performance computing systems


November 2015:  Draft Technical specs released. Benchmarks released.

December 2015:  Vendor feedback on the Draft APEX 2020 technical specifications is due December 11th, 2015. Feedback on the clarity of the draft and the realism of the stated targets is also requested.
(Note: informal discussion and feedback is encouraged all the way up to the formal request for proposal (RFP) release.)

September 2016:  RFP release - responses due 30 days later.

Early 2017:  Contract signed, non-recurring engineering (NRE) begins.

2020:  Machines delivered

Non-recurring engineering (NRE):  We expect to have up to 10-15% of system price available for NRE funding. Priority will be given to NRE topics that are most compelling and are consistent with a system procurement.

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