There are four avenues for UTS researchers to access High Performance Computing (HPC):
- The UTS eResearch HPC cluster
- The UTS ARCLab
- NCI and Intersect's HPC clusters
- Amazon Web Services
The UTS eResearch HPC cluster
High Performance Computing (HPC) can be accessed by UTS researchers via the eResearch HPCC (High Performance Computing Cluster).
This facility provides:
- a shared resource across the UTS research community
- a test-bed for larger HPCC projects destined for Intersect/NCI.
Access to the Cluster:
The UTS iHPC (Interactive HPC)
The iHPC (Interactive High Performance Computing) is a unique high performance computing facility (HPC) consisting of a number of clusters. Unlike many other HPC facilities who provide command access only, this facility was designed to give users, many of whom have little or no Unix experience, a fully interactive graphical environment that is similar to the Windows or Mac desktop environment they are used to and yet simultaneously allow users to benefit from the significant performance improvements gained from the use of high end computer hardware.
More Information on this can be found here.
National Computing Infrasructure (NCI) and Intersect's HPC clusters
Intersect’s NSW Supercomputing Facilities
NCI's Raijin – The UTS is an official partner with NCI and have a pre-purchased allocation of high-end compute time. This is available to UTS researchers.
Amazon Web Services
Currently S3, EMR and EC2 is available. Note that this is not a free service.