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Research Computing helps client run large simulations

October 31, 2019

Customer Case Study Tim Weigand is a Ph.D. candidate and research assistant at the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, within the Gillings School of Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill. Weigand is a client of ITS Research Computing. The Client … Continued

ITS retires Killdevil research computing cluster

October 31, 2019

ITS Research Computing has decommissioned the Killdevil computing cluster. Users migrated their workflow from Killdevil over to Research Computing’s more modern, powerful clusters, Longleaf and Dogwood. Killdevil served University for seven years Research Computing turned off Killdevil on December 17, … Continued

Research Computing launches researcher on cloud

October 31, 2019

Customer Case Study Kathryn Gunn is a post-doctoral researcher in the Neher Lab of the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department within the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She is a new client of ITS Research Computing. The Client The Neher Lab … Continued

Google proposes collaboration with Research Computing

October 31, 2019

Over the past year, ITS Research Computing’s investigation of the feasibility of commercial cloud computing resources as a research tool consisted of multiple pilot programs that tested Google Cloud Platform as an environment for research and investigator development. These initiatives … Continued

Research Computing and its customers embrace cloud

October 31, 2019

Researcher and IT interest in cloud technologies is growing significantly. Amid that interest, Research Computing now supports more than 30 projects across the three major cloud vendors: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure. For the most part, … Continued

Research Computing enables client to speed up analysis

October 31, 2019

Customer Case Study Andi Waltmann is a postdoc in the Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology and Ecology (IDEEL) Lab of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID). She is investigating the molecular epidemiology of malaria, enteric pathogens and sexually-transmitted infections. … Continued

Nvidia DGX cluster serves as cloud training ground

October 31, 2019

Over the past year, ITS Research Computing staff and about 30 of its customers have become more conversant with Kubernetes and Docker through the use of a recently expanded Nvidia DGX cluster. Learning Kubernetes and Docker is another opportunity for … Continued