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High-Performance Computing refers to the practice of pooling up computing power so as to deliver a considerably higher performance than one could expect out of a typical general purpose desktop workstation to solve large and complex problems.

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Annual proactive maintenance

In order to ensure that Superior and Portage continue to operate consistently at a high level, IT will be performing proactive maintenance work starting at 8 am on Tuesday, 5th May 2014.

All nodes -- including the front end, login and storage nodes -- will need to be powered down. Any running simulation at that time will be automatically terminated without


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Dr. Ossama Abdelkhalik
Associate Professor, ME-EM

Dr. Abdelkhalik's research explores techniques, based on the idea of hidden genes, which enable GAs to select ...


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HPC for the rest of us: Running academic service centers; cost recovery, staffing, and sustainability - part two of…