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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

Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

Established in 1991, the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing doctoral degrees in fields that use high-performance computing to solve complex science and engineering problems. The program fosters a… Read More

GUI module default changing to gui/2

On Thursday, October 17th we changed the default environment module for GUI_Programs from gui/1 to gui/2. The RC GUI version 2.0 setup does not require client software installation. Instead, it creates a web-based GUI application session, so a web browser… Read More

New GPUs Available – CUDA Environment Change

UF Research Computing has added 104 GPUs to the cluster. These GPUs will be available to those who have made GPU investments. The new GPU hosts will be configured with device drivers supporting the CUDA 10 Toolkit and CUDA 10… Read More

Research Computing Training

Research Computing kicks off the Spring 2019 semester with renewed training sessions for faculty and students who want to learn how to start using the high-end resources that we provide, or simply more about how they can fully utilize the… Read More

Post Hurricane Dorian

Research Computing is now back in full operation. We are still keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian, but weather forecasts now have it staying off the coast and not affecting main campus. UF units outside of Alachua County should follow… Read More

Hurricane Dorian Preparations

HiPerGator and associated systems are expected to remain operational throughout the storm. The systems can be used remotely as long as network connectivity remains intact. Response to support requests may be delayed and limited by potential closure of the campus… Read More

New GPU nodes

UF Research Computing has received twenty new GPU nodes to be put into production to work alongside the existing infrastructure of nVidia K80 nodes. The nodes each consist of two Intel Xeon Gold 6142 CPUs, 192GB of RAM, and 8x… Read More