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Notification: Storage System Maintenance Begins 1/4 at 7AM

Start time: 14 January 2020 07:00am EST End time:  14 January 2020 11:59pm EST   /projects2 on the Pegasus cluster will be offline from 7AM to 11:59 PM EST, Tuesday, 01/14/2020. During this period, we will be working on the future expansion of our system. The rest of the system will be functioning as usual. Please plan accordingly. CCS HPC Team As always, if you have any questions or problems, please contact us by sending email...

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UM-led Experiment Closes Critical Gap in Weather Forecasting

Scientists working on the next frontier of weather forecasting are hoping that weather conditions 3-to-4 weeks out will soon be as readily available as seven-day forecasts. Having this type of weather information—called subseasonal forecasts—in the hands of the public and emergency managers can provide the critical lead time necessary to prepare for natural hazards like heat waves or the next polar vortex. Scientists like University...

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Register Now for Big Data Conference + VizUM Symposium 12/11/2019

Register Here! (Free)   The Center for Computational Science, in collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences,  Miami Herbert Business School, and the School of Communication, invites you to the 4th annual Big Data Conference, joined by the annual data visualization celebration, VizUM. Participate in panel discussions on capacity building, and cybersecurity, and network with data visualization experts, south Florida...

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Introduction to TRITON Workshop-Medical campus 12/13/2019

  The University of Miami has unleashed Triton to the research community. Using the same AI-optimized architecture as the world’s most powerful supercomputer, Triton is UM’s first GPU-accelerated HPC system, representing a new approach to computational and data science. Built using IBM Power Systems AC922 servers, Triton was designed to maximize data movement between the IBM POWER9 CPU and attached accelerators, enabling...

Read More features the LAND Tool as the Innovation of the Month!

In's "Civic Innovation" section this month they feature the LAND (Land Access for Neighborhood Development) tool, a mapping platform developed with CCS' Software Engineering team for UM's Office of Civic and Community Engagement that visualizes the distribution of Miami’s underused properties to help identify potential development opportunities for affordable housing. As part of a partnership with MetroLab, the GovTech...

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Recent Advances at UM Level Up South Florida’s Technology Sector

Excerpt from an article in the South Florida Business Journal (by Emon Reiser)   University of Miami's $3.7 million investment in a new supercomputer combined with AT&T's soon-to-be-installed, campus-wide 5G+ technology will propel the Coral Gables institution forward in solving highly complex problems. With the IBM-built "Triton" supercomputer installed earlier this year, UM can calculate long-term climate predictions for...

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