Consider us a collaborator and extension of your organization – we are here to help. Contact support anytime. All our services come with professional technical support for as long as you use the service. Whether you are a first-time user or an expert, we want to provide you with hassle-free HPC in the Cloud. At anytime you can schedule a “hands-on” support session were we show you step-by-step instructions by sharing your Sabalcore Remote Graphics screen.
Sabalcore customers have access to complete instructions and documentation. The information provided ranges from the very basics such as transferring files and starting a job to advanced such as compiling your own code. We also provide software specific guides for popular pre-installed applications.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I try the service for free?
Yes. The first 500 core-hours are free and no credit card is required for most accounts. Full access to the service is included.
How much does it cost?
How much does data transfer cost?
There is no cost for data transfer.
What do I need to sign-up for an account?
Are licenses included?
In most cases, commercial software licenses are not included. However if you already have a license you can also use it with Sabalcore. Contact us for more details.
I’ve never used a high performance computing in the cloud before. Is there support?
Yes. Sabalcore’s support sets us apart from other HPC service providers. Consider us a collaborator and extension of your organization. All our services come with professional technical support. We work closely with you to insure your application works as you would expect it to and guide you through the use of our service. Whether you are a first-time Linux user or an expert, we want to provide you with hassle-free cluster computing services.
Will my application run with your service?
Almost any application can be adapted to run on on Sabalcore. We host numerous open-source and commercial applications. If we don’t have it, we can install it.
What do I need?
We provide everything you need to login, transfer files, and run jobs. We have hundreds of pre-installed applications that you can choose from. Or, if you have your own codes, you can build and install them in your account yourself or have us install them for you (included with the service).
I use Windows but your environment is Linux. I don’t know anything about Linux. Can I still use your service?
Yes, absolutely. We provide a graphical interface which provides a point-and-click environment that is very similar to MS Windows. However, there are some basic commands that you will have to learn and we have clear instructions in our Knowledge Base Help Pages. At anytime you can schedule a “hand-hold session” were we show you step-by-step instructions during a live interactive session.
Can I run a Windows application?
Maybe. Some Windows applications will run well under a Windows to Linux compatibility layer called WINE. Contact us to discuss your particular software and it’s compatibility.
Can other users see my files?
No. User data is kept isolated from other users. Another user can not see or access your data. Many security measures are in place to isolate users and to insure data and files remain isolated.
Is my data backed-up?
Sabalcore makes a daily local back-up of user data. Any data that is deleted by the user, will be deleted automatically from all systems within 24 hours.
What about Security?
Sabalcore follows responsible security policies, standards, and guidelines and implements up-to-date technology to protect and control against unauthorized intrusions. Sabalcore’s “single origin” cloud means we own and maintain all equipment, data storage, and networks so you know exactly where your data is. Your data and identity are kept confidential. Data connections are encrypted using AES-256. All customer data is stored in the United States on our servers. Contact us for more details.