Strelka, Swarthmore’s high-performance computing (HPC) system, is set for an exciting expansion next month. This upgrade is needed because faculty and students are increasingly using the system to conduct research, teach courses, and other uses, resulting in bottlenecks and resource … Continue reading Upcoming Strelka Expansion
Would you like to learn more about high-performance computing (HPC)? Are you curious how Swarthmore’s HPC ecosystem can complement your research, pedagogy, teaching, and learning? If so, please attend the HPC 101 session on Monday, September 18th, 12p-2p. Students, faculty, … Continue reading HPC 101 Event in September
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
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.