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Ranger supercomputer’s lifespan extended one year as part of NSF XD initiative

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) today announced that operational funding for the Ranger supercomputer, which was expected to end on Feb. 4, 2012, will be extended through Feb. 4, 2013....

Kraken set to deliver 2 billionth CPU hour

Kraken, the world's fastest academic supercomputer, is adding some impressive credentials to its resume. Not only will the Cray XT5 deliver its 2 billionth CPU hour to open science during the...

TACC Offers New, Broader Computational Biology Software Stack to Open Science Community

One of the fastest growing areas in science is comparative genomics, which is driven by advances in next-generation sequencing technology. To meet the needs of scientists in this rapidly expanding...

Adventures with HPC Accelerators GPUs and Intel MIC Coprocessers

Researchers from Mellanox Technologies and the Texas Advanced Computing Center share early experiences with new hardware

XSEDE Upgrades Network

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), the National Science Foundation cyberinfrastructure project that replaces and expands on the NSF TeraGrid, has transitioned its...

Students Research Solar Cells

Solar energy has the potential to be the perfect renewable energy source. Unfortunately, modern solar cells are too inefficient and too expensive to achieve the technology's potential.

Seeing is Believing

Updated: Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:31:55 +0000 Seeing is Believing Extreme Digital visualization and data analysis resources help researchers derive insights from massive data sets ...

NCSA's John Towns Talks About the NSF-funded XSEDE Project

XSEDE is a follow-on project to the TeraGrid, although it is very different in nature in many ways. The TeraGrid has been an 11-year project, providing access primarily to high-performance...

How XSEDE will facilitate collaborative science

How will XSEDE provide private, secure environments that have all the resources, services and collaboration support users need to be productive? Along with other project experts, J.P. Navarro,...

Smooth Transition: XSEDE's Advanced User Support Services

Among segues, one of the most famous comes at the close of the third movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony as a serene, nearly silent moment transforms seamlessly into the glorious energy of...
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