The High Performance Computing Core

The High Performance Computing (HPC) core is a University approved service center with a mission to provide the University of Miami’s academic community with comprehensive HPC resources ranging from hardware infrastructure to expertise in designing and implementing HPC solutions.


Systems Administration and Consulting – Initial set up of systems other than HPC compute nodes. Covers standard OS load, registering system in DNS, loading common software packages.

Database Cloud Space Administration – Initial set up of database cloud service

Advanced HPC Systems Administration – Initial set up of systems other than HPC compute nodes.Covers advanced or specialized OS load, registering system in DNS, loading software packages

Storage Implementation – Initial set up of nonstandard, customized CCS archive storage.

HPC Node Services – Initial set up of compute time on existing CCS systems.

Archive Storage Systems Maintenance – Yearly (ongoing) administration fee for maintenance of long term storage one existing CCS systems or systems purchased by user.

Systems Maintenance – Continuous, annual support per server/node for services 1, 2 and 3, excludes storage.

HPC Node Compute Time – Compute time on Pegasus, Jabberwocky, or Elysium.

Archive Storage / Storage Cloud – SMB file storage for research data, providing storage access for Windows, OSX and Linux clients.

Systems Hosting – Facilities, power, and back up of systems purchased by end user.

Database Cloud – Offers either a MySQL or PostgreSQL HPC provided Database service.  Participants are given a database in either RDBMS which they will control.  Database administration and backup administration are a separate cost.

Contact us

For additional information on any of the services available through the this core or to obtain a quote for services, please email the HPC Support team at