When most people think about applications of high-performance computing (HPC), STEM-based research readily comes to mind. While HPC absolutely excels at that, it is also useful in pedagogical contexts, including: Facilitating analysis of datasets that are too large to work … Continue reading Embracing the Pedagogical Value of HPC
ITS is delighted to welcome Jason Simms as the College’s Research Computing Manager. In this new role, Jason will be working with faculty and students to provide access to high-performance computing and research data storage, as well as facilitating support … Continue reading Introducing Jason Simms, Research Computing Manager
Swarthmore ITS recently added Jupyter notebooks to the Strelka high performance computing cluster, enabling students and faculty to access enhanced computing power via a standard notebook interface. Jupyter notebooks are interactive pages that can mix blocks of code with text, … Continue reading Jupyter Notebooks Now Available on Strelka
As the Spring 2021 semester rolls to a close, ITS is gearing up to support summer research. Whether you are a professor or student, we are here to support your work. Documentation Keeping a log, journal, or record of your … Continue reading Be the Envy of Your Colleagues With These Amazing Summer Research Resources from ITS!
Are your research computing demands overwhelming your computer? Symptoms may include deafening fan noise, overheating, and system slugishness while your code runs in the background. If so, Swarthmore ITS has you covered with high performance computing resources and training. Strelka … Continue reading Need power? Here is what’s going on with supercomputing this summer.
With both safety and convenience in mind, ITS has made select software packages available via a streaming service this semester. Programs that typically work best on lab computers (e.g. The Adobe Suite, ArcGIS) are now available via Amazon AppStream. The … Continue reading High Performance Lab Software Now Available from Home