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Unveiling the Mysteries of Bark Beetles Through HiPerGator

Potential for Impacts to Florida’s $25 billion timber industry By Lindsay Gamble, UFIT Communications Specialist UF researchers are studying one of the most prolific insect species and its impact on the environment, economy, and people. Led by Jiri Hulcr, associate… Read More

Blue Storage Data Migration Process

The process for the Blue Storage Data Migration has been determined. UF Research Computing has published a Blue Storage Migration FAQ page to answer questions concerning the process for migration. Please read through the FAQ as all users will be… Read More

UF Acquires Two NVIDIA DX-A100 GPU Systems

On Thu May 14, Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, announced the new A100 technology. The keynote is worth watching: See the text in the blog with links to the video of the keynote at the end. The fact that UF… Read More

New Blue Storage is Coming!

The replacement “Blue” storage, part of the HiPerGator 3.0 refresh, is coming! The DDN hardware that will replace the /ufrc Lustre parallel file system on HiPerGator has been installed in the data center and is being configured and tested. The… Read More

Orange Firmware Upgrade – Completed

Maintenance was completed in ~2 hours. All systems are normal again. On Tuesday, March 3rd Research Computing will be performing maintenance on the Orange filesystem in order to upgrade the storage I/O modules. This maintenance is expected to take approximately… Read More

ResVault Downtime

A maintenance downtime starting on Tuesday, January 14th through January 18th is needed for ResVault. In preparation for the maintenance: Remember that the most secure location for data is in the MyVault part of the system. In preparation for the… Read More

Reduced Support Levels for Winter Break

Research Computing will operate with reduced support levels during the UF Winter Break from Saturday, December 14, 2019 through Sunday, January 5, 2020. This is to allow the staff to take well-deserved time off for the holidays after working hard… Read More