Your OpenStack Project Quota

Each CADES Birthright Cloud allocation creates a "Project". Each Project in CADES has a preset resource quota that can be leveraged at the user's discretion.

Request More Resources

If a user requires more resources for their allocation, he or she can submit a proposal to the CADES Resource Utilization Council (RUC) to request a quota increase. This proposal should describe the resources desired (RAM, CPUs, storage, etc.) and the scientific goal and merit of the work being performed using the CADES Cloud allocation. These requests for increased resources, subject to review, should be directed to the ORC Tickets Support.

View Your Project Quota

  1. Navigate to the Horizon web interface at
  2. Log in with your UCAMS credentials.
    • Domain: ornl
    • Username: Your three-letter UCAMS ID
    • Password: Your UCAMS password
  3. Navigate to ProjectOverview.

In this Overview you can see your resource allocation, including:

Once an Instance is launched, the resource utilization appears at the bottom of Overview screen, under the Usage section.