The UTAS High Performance Computing centre offers a range of opportunities for collaborative computing, application hosting and data processing for researchers and commercial entities.
A number of programs are currently supported by the High Performance Computing centre including :
High performance computing activities at UTAS currently centre on the SGI Altix ICE 8200, 64 node compute cluster housed within ITS's central data centre in Hobart.
The ICE 8200 currently offers 512 Xeon cores (Nehalem and Harpertown based), over 1Tb of useable memory (across 64 nodes) and 72TB (raw) of disk storage. Further mass storage is provided by a Spectra Logic LTO4 based tape library with a storage capacity of up to 1 Peta byte.
The following software suite is available:
For more information about the High Performance Computing Centre please contact:
Information Technology Services
University of Tasmania
Private Bag 69
HOBART TAS 7001
Email: Nigel Williams
Tel: +61 0488 505 543
Authorised by the Chief Information Officer
8 January, 2013