The High Performance Computing Core
The High Performance Computing (HPC) core is a newly established university wide services core 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, Ares, or Chiron.
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.
To report a problem, please send an email to the HPC support team at firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an email with a Request Tracker number (RT #). Please reference your RT # for inquires on the status of your request.
Your email message subject line should be descriptive of the problem. In the body of the email, please include the following information:
- Name of the machine
- Describe the nature of the error
- Describe the intended/desired outcome
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 HPC@ccs.miami.edu.