High Performance Computing

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The High Performance Computing service hosts and maintains the Opportunity and Zeus high speed, high performance research data processing using a wide range of software packages and compliers.
Functionality/Benefits

High speed, high performance research data processing. Accounts are available to faculty, staff and sponsored students, and a range of priority queues are maintained for the submission of compute jobs. A wide range of software packages and compilers, including MATLAB, C/C++, FORTRAN90, Mathematica, Maple, SAS, Stata are available on the HPC clusters. The clusters also support PVM, MPI and various OGSA-compliant Grid tools.

Information Technology Services also provides second-level system administration support and design/implementation consulting services for HPC clusters hosted by researchers in their own spaces.

Service Level Options
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Dependent Services
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Customers
Faculty, Staff and Students
Users
Researchers
Hours of Availability
Service is available 24 x 7 x 365, except during planned maintenance and upgrades.
Support
Support is provided by Information Technology Services, specifically the Unix Systems Administration group. To obtain assistance with this service, please contact the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP).
Charge
Currently, there is no charge for this service.
Request for Service
This service can be requested by contacting the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP).
Version, Date last updated
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