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XSEDE Allocation Requests Open

MONDAY, September 19 — XSEDE is now accepting Research Allocation Requests for the allocation period, January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. The submission period is from September 15, 2016 through October 15, 2016. Please review the new XSEDE systems and important policy changes before you submit...

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Register now for the 2016 CI Forum!

MONDAY, Sept. 12 — Registration is now open for the fifth annual Michigan State University Cyberinfrastucture (CI) Forum, which will be held on Oct. 6, 2016. The CI Forum presents an opportunity for faculty and students to understand the benefits that cyberinfrastucture can bring to their scholarly...

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Frontiers in Computing and Data Science

THURSDAY, Sept. 8 — MSU's Department of Computational Mathematics, Science & Engineering (CSME) will host Frontiers in Data Science and Computing, its second annual workshop on October 3-4 at the MSU Kellogg Center. This workshop brings together visionaries, scientists, practitioners and other...

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Data Quality in an Era of Big Data

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7 — The Data Quality in an Era of Big Data workshop at Indiana University's Cyberinfrastructure Building will examine: Data quality in health records Data quality in citizen science Data quality and trust Trust in data publishing The objective of the workshop is 1.) to raise...

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Michigan State Data Science General Info Meeting

TUESDAY, Sept. 6 — Michigan State Data Science is MSU's first official data science student organization. It was designed to provide students with the resources they need to find exciting careers in data science. There will be a general information meeting for anyone interested in becoming a member...

Categories: HPCC, Research

Research Computing CoWork

MONDAY, November 21st — iCER & CMSE are coordinating a series of Fall coworking meetups revolving around scientific computing and HPC.  Coworking is a style of work that involves people (from a wide variety of backgrounds) working in a shared workspace. In our case, we’re inviting other HPCers...

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Important HPCC user updates

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3 — Please note these important updates/changes coming soon for HPCC users.  On Aug. 10, the requirement to use the “feature=intel16” to access Laconia, the new cluster, will be lifted. On Aug. 17, a 1 million file quota and 50 TB per-user quota will be placed on the /mnt/scratch...

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2016 Women in Engineering presentation a success

MONDAY, Aug. 1 — More than two dozen female students from Michigan middle schools and high schools attended the 2016 Women in Engineering Camp last month. The iCER team coordinated a Supercomputing Presentation tied into the weeklong event, which allowed students to tour the High Performance...

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iCER Research Consultant presents at international conference

MONDAY, Aug. 1 — iCER Research Consultant Yongjun Choi presented a poster and gave a short talk at the 2016 International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), held June 19-23 in Banff, Canada. Yongjun talked about his work with John P. Verboncoeur, Associate Dean for Research and a professor at...

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July 26 maintenance successful

WEDNESDAY, July 27 — iCER’s System Administration team conducted planned maintenance on the HPCC on July 26. Work consisted of maintenance to the InfiniBand fabric, upgrades to the firewall and some other core systems, reliability testing, and a verification of the new fire detection system. The...

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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

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