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 a high I/O parallel file system, GPFS, for use on the HPC and Spear. 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

May maintenance delayed until at-least August

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the hardware maintenance that was previously scheduled for May 4 - …

Introducing OpenOnDemand

We are currently seeking beta testers for a new tool that we are testing, Open OnDemand, which provi…

We're hiring!

The Research Computing Center (RCC) at Florida State University (FSU) has an open position for the r…

Spring 2020 Maintenance Draft Schedule

We have developed a draft schedule for our Spring 2020 Maintenance which is scheduled to occur from …

RCC Receives "Gold" Level Sustainability Accolade

Thanks mainly to the efforts of Mitch Gans, RCC has achieved the highest level "Gold" certification …

Upcoming Maintenance: May, 2020

Starting on Monday, May 4, we will bring down the HPC cluster to perform critical upgrades and other…

Latest Spotlight

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Allison Wing, assistant professor in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science (EOAS), specializes in creating hurricane simulations. These simulations allow for important weather predictions and climate change studies.

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