Florida State University

FSU Research Computing Center

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The Research Computing Center at Florida State University enables research and education by maintaining a diverse campus cyberinfrastructure and by providing training opportunities and dedicated consulting.

What we Do


Our HPC Cluster provides over 264 TFLOPS of compute to researchers at FSU. We also provide an Interactive Cluster (Spear), and a large managed software library.


We provide two high I/O parallel file systems, Panasas and Lustre. We also provide a general-purpose archival storage system for long term storing, sharing, and data compliance


In addition to comprehensive support for our core services, we also provide research consulting and assistance, and we also host many outreach and training events.

News & Announcements

Lustre Data Loss

An issue on our Lustre storage system has caused some data to be irrerovacbly lost.  Approximately 1…

Upcoming Sliger maintenance and Hurricane Irma

Two events may affect the HPC and other RCC systems in the coming weeks: Chiller Maintenance and Hur…

FSU Transformer Maintenance

FSU is at increased risk of power outage during August.  If an outage occurs, RCC staff will turn of…

1,652 new CPU cores added to HPC

We've recently purchased and implemented 64 new Lenovo nodes, adding 1,652 new Intel cores to our HP…

MATLAB 2017a Available

We have upgraded MATLAB to the latest version, 2017a.  The new version is now available on HPC and S…

New Software on the HPC

As part of the maintenance upgrade, we have upgraded many software packages on the HPC to newer vers…

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