Tag: MGHPCC

UMass Dartmouth’s CSCVR contributes GPU servers to enhance UMass-wide computational facility

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by and on April 13, 2017
UMass Dartmouth’s CSCVR contributes GPU servers to enhance UMass-wide computational facility

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Scientific Computing & Visualization Research (CSCVR) has contributed 120 GPU servers to the UMass shared computational cluster installed at the MGHPCC.  The UMass shared cluster at the MGHPCC is a large (~15,000) processor-core supercomputer system that serves the entire UMass system’s computational scientists. From astrophysicists at the Amherst […]

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HPC Day II at UMass Dartmouth

Filed in Awareness, Featured, General, Innovation by on May 12, 2016
HPC Day II at UMass Dartmouth

Modern science is increasingly dependent on computational methods and resources. This observation is clearly supported by noting the growth in the number of users and the amount of installed infrastructure at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. While the infrastructure is impressive, it is really all about the research. On Tuesday May 17th, the Center […]

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MGHPCC Celebrates Its Third Year

Filed in Collaboration, Featured, General, Innovation by on January 26, 2016
MGHPCC Celebrates Its Third Year

The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) recently celebrated its 3rd anniversary, so it seems like a good time to reflect on the progress towards its mission. From a governance perspective, the MGHPCC is operated by the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center Inc. a 501(3)c Corporation whose members are the five founding institutions: […]

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CIO of the Year Awards Honor Bob Solis

Filed in Featured, Innovation, Spotlight by on July 14, 2015
CIO of the Year Awards Honor Bob Solis

The 2015 Boston CIO of the Year Awards was held on June 17 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. Leaders from across the area gathered to honor chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. Bob Solis, Vice President and University CIO, was among the finalists in attendance, being honored for his vision […]

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Research computing is all about the color green

Filed in Efficiency, Featured by on July 7, 2013
Research computing is all about the color green

What is the MGHPCC? And why is it green? The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center is a data center that will support the research computing needs of five research intensive universities in Massachusetts. The MGHPCC facility itself is designed to do three fundamental things at the lowest possible cost and the smallest possible environmental […]

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