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HPRC Events and News

New Cluster to be available Spring 2022 -     HPRC's newest cluster,, will be coming online this Spring after undergoing significant testing. Huff uses new processors (AMD Epyc2), new high performance storage (a 2.1 PB Lustre filesystem) and integrates three new… Read More
HPRC Usage 2021 - 2021 Usage data for HPRC has been compiled. It shows a slight drop (3.3%) in overall usage. This follows a 10% increase in usage in the first year of the pandemic. Simultaneously certain departments seem… Read More
R-4.0.3 Installed on Godel cluster -   The latest version of R has been installed on the Godel Cluster. It is located in /usr/global/R-4.0.3. If you wish to use it interactively use the commands below. You can also setup a qsub… Read More
CHiPC CPU Usage 2018-2020 - Over the past year, CHiPC has seen an increase in usage of over 1.37 million CPU hours. Read More
Acknowledging CHiPC - Maintaining an HPC environment is expensive. CHiPC and the Office of Research and Innovation request that you acknowledge your use of the campus clusters in papers or other publications of research which benefited from the… Read More
2019 Grant Language - Now Posted under the Research Menu The VCU Center for High Performance Computing (CHiPC) occupies approximately 2000 sq ft of total space, predominantly on the third floor of Harris Hall on the Monroe Park Campus.… Read More
2019 CHiPC User Survey - Many of you have likely received the CHiPC User Survey email that went out last week. If you have, please consider completing the short survey. This information will be used to help determine hardware, software… Read More
Linux Bootcamp - If you are interested in attending a Linux Bootcamp this semester, please let us know. The class generally runs 4-6 hours and is designed to bring users up to speed with interacting with the linux… Read More
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