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
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.
Strelka, Swarthmore’s new computer cluster, is up and running and ready to run computationally-intensive jobs. The cluster consists of 7 nodes, each with two 20-core CPUs with an additional head node to handle user logins and job scheduling. 3 mid-memory … Continue reading Strelka Has Landed at Swarthmore
Swarthmore College will be hosting a conference on “High Performance Computing in the Liberal Arts” on January 7-8, 2020. Aimed at IT staff at liberal arts colleges, the event will bring together over 30 technologists from 25 colleges from across … Continue reading High Performance Computing Conference at Swarthmore – January 2020
This week, I attended Supercomputing 2019, a huge conference dedicated to high performance computing, and learned about the latest advances in research computing hardware and software. The timing was perfect because Swarthmore just purchased a large cluster computer that will … Continue reading High Performance Computer coming to Swarthmore in December 2019
As more and more Swarthmore researchers create sophisticated computer programs for simulation and analysis, it can become harder to manage the code. Getting a new computer configured with the proper environment can be difficult and the challenges are multiplied … Continue reading Accelerate your Research Using Software Containers