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Jetstream, the NSF-funded “Science” Cloud, Launches Tomorrow

Aug 31, 2016 |

Jetstream, the expansive NSF-funded cyberinfrastructure project intended in large measure to serve the long tail of science will officially launch tomorrow (9/1/16). A central idea is to make Jetstream attractive to communities who have not been users of traditional HPC systems, but who would benefit from advanced computational capabilities. Among those groups are researchers in Read more…

Jetstream: Targeting the Long Tail of Science

May 21, 2015 |

Improving HPC access to the so-called long tail of science is an ongoing NSF priority. Several initiatives, funded at least in part by NSF, are underway and one – Jetstream – is the first NSF-funded HPC Cloud targeted directly at domain scientists and engineers who typically have limited access to HPC resources and limited expertise. Read more…

NCGAS Makes HPC a Mainstay Tool for Biologists

Aug 22, 2013 |

The National Center for Genome Analysis Support (NCGAS) at Indiana University has expanded its services to help biologists use high-performance computing, NCGAS’ manager announced at a July 23 presentation at the XSEDE13 conference in San Diego.

Indiana University to Investigate Secure Software-Defined Networking

Jun 28, 2013 |

Indiana University won $910,000 from the United States Department of Defense for the study of the problems surrounding software-defined networking, including the security of such networking systems.

XPRESS Route to Exascale

Feb 28, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/abstract_future_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”83″ />The Center for Research in Extreme Scale Computing (CREST) at Indiana University just got a $1.1 million grant to help further the move to exascale computing. Director Thomas Sterling is using some of the money to bolster UI’s research into highly parallel processing for HPC. He talks to HPCwire about his plans.

Universities Receive Number Crunching On Demand from Penguin

Jul 23, 2012 |

Penguin Computing’s cloud division offers universities a number of flexible arrangements involving both locally-installed and Web-accessible HPC resources.

Indiana University Shows How Virtualization Paves the Way for Internal Clouds

Oct 13, 2010 |

What began at IU as an infrastructure virtualization project to improve efficiency has been blooming into a more comprehensive iprivate cloud project that’s allowed for even greater operational efficiency as well as benefits for a wide range of departments.

Web-based Tool Battles Dishonest Campaigning

Sep 28, 2010 |

Truthy.indiana.edu exposes dirty politics on the Web.

Interview of Geoffrey Fox, Director of FutureGrid

Sep 30, 2009 |

Indiana University’s Geoffrey Fox discusses the scope of the new FutureGrid project.

The Week in Review

Sep 10, 2009 |

Indiana University to establish an experimental supercomputing network; and a comparison of current processor architectures. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.