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Travel support available for WSSSEP4

Funds have been made available to support participation in the fourth Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE4) to be held Sept. 12-14 at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. WSSSPE4 can support the travel of U.S.-based researchers up to a...

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New home directory deployed

iCER is deploying a new hybrid home and research storage system which will be significantly faster than the previous home directory servers. The first phase of of this system is a two-node, high availability cluster of 24-core servers with a 20 Gbps network connection and a hybrid disk/SSD storage...

Categories: HPCC, User Services

Planned Maintenance: Tuesday, July 26

The HPCC will be unavailable on Tuesday, July 26 due to planned maintenance. The outage will begin at 6 a.m. and is expected to end at 5 p.m. HPCC and IT Services staff will perform necessary maintenance on the Laconia and Intel14 clusters. This work is intended to improve: High-speed InfiniBand...

Categories: Support

2016 Women in Engineering Camp Presentation

This event is part of the 2016 Women In Engineering Summer Camp and is aimed at middle and high school girls. Researchers will describe how computational tools facilitate their research. Attendees will be exposed to examples of how supercomputing empowers researchers in a variety of fields to make...

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Laconia makes Top 500 and Green 500 lists

The new iCER supercomputer, Laconia, has been named to two exclusive worldwide ranking lists: the Top500, which ranks supercomputers based on their compute power, and the Green500, which ranks them on their energy efficiency. “Being recognized by the Top500 is an enormous honor," said iCER Director...

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XSEDE accepting Research Allocation Requests

XSEDE is accepting Research Allocation Requests for the allocation period of Oct. 1, 2016 through Sept. 30, 2017. The submission period is ongoing through July 15. The new XSEDE systems and important policy changes should be reviewed before allocation requests are submitted through the XSEDE User...

Categories: Research

Cutting the ribbon on Laconia

Last week, Michigan State University cut the ribbon on Laconia, its new $3 million supercomputing cluster. Laconia is the fastest high-performance computing system on MSU’s campus to date, and is expected to bring campus researchers together from multiple departments and disciplines. “It’s an...

Categories: Events, Research

Coverage of Laconia Ribbon Cutting

The Laconia Cluster Ceremony on Friday, June 10 drew dozens of invited guests, including MSU leaders, resarechers and HPC professionals.  The event was covered by WKAR, the Lansing State Journal and MSU Today.  Click on any of the links below to see footage from the event:  President Simon's speech...

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MSU Celebrates Arrival of New Supercomputer

NEWS ADVISORY For more information, contact:Kelly Osborn, iCER Business Director(517) 884-8015, kosborn@msu.edu WHO: MSU’s Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research (iCER) WHAT: Cluster Ceremony, introducing the new campus supercomputer to the campus WHEN: Friday, June 10 at 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Dean’s...

Categories: HPCC, Events

Welcome, Dr. Punch

Dr. William Punch joined the iCER team last month as the new Associate Director, replacing outgoing Associate Director Dr. Dhruva Chakravorty. Dr. Punch will focus on overseeing the Research Consulting team and provide key guidance in iCER's day-to-day operations. Dr. Punch previously served as...

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Poster Submission Call for Women in HPC Workshop at SC16

SC16 is looking to hear from women who are using HPC in their careers, whether as a user, a developer, a practitioner, a sys admin or a technician. As part of the SC16 Women in HPC workshop, the annual tech symposium is welcoming submissions from women who are eager to present their work to the...

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Van Andel Institute seeks summer HPC intern

Van Andel Institute’s Information Technology Department is seeking a summer student intern who will work under the mentorship of the institutes's High Performance Computing Architect. This internship would last from June through the end of August, and would focus on providing support of the...

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