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 182 TFLOPS of compute to researchers at FSU. We also provide an Interactive Cluster (Spear), and a Virtual Machine Cloud Platform.


We provide two high I/O parallel file systems, Panasas and Lustre. We also provide a general-purpose filesystem, NoleStor, for archival storage with the ability to replicate to partner institutions.


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

Hermine and Disaster Response at RCC

As of October 1, the RCC has almost fully recovered from the Datacenter damage inflicted by Hurrican…

HPC Survey Results

Spear/Lustre Service Restored

Thank you for your patience while we completed our Lustre upgrade. The Lustre and Spear systems are …

SSH Server Keys are Changing

We are standardizing the SSH host keys across all of our systems. Our server signature keys will cha…

HPC Maintenance complete on Monday; Spear/Lustre delayed

The maintenance period for the HPC upgrade will be complete on Monday morning at 9am.  The Spea…

We are Hiring! Systems Administrator

We are looking for a full-time systems administrator to join our team. This is a permanent profess…

Latest Spotlight

Studying Motor Speech Disorders

Dr. Kaitlin Lansford, an Assistant Professor at the Florida State University School of Communication Science and Disorders, is investigating the effects of perceptual training on subsequent understanding of dysarthric speech. This work has the poten…

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