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FSU Research Computing Center

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The Research Computing Center at Florida State University enables research and education by maintaining a diverse campus cyberinfrastructure and by providing training opportunities and dedicated consulting.

What we Do


Our HPC Cluster provides over 264 TFLOPS of compute to researchers at FSU. We also provide an Interactive Cluster (Spear), and a large managed software library.


We provide two high I/O parallel file systems, Panasas and Lustre. We also provide a general-purpose archival storage system for long term storing, sharing, and data compliance


In addition to comprehensive support for our core services, we also provide research consulting and assistance, and we also host many outreach and training events.

News & Announcements

New Storage System Coming: GPFS

We are pleased to announce that are upgrading our parallel storage systems for the HPC and Spear. We…

New Storage System: Archival

We are pleased to announce a new service offering at the RCC: low-cost archival storage.  This is a …

Upcoming Systems Maintenance

The RCC Systems Team is working to improve the reliability of our systems and services. In that rega…

Lustre Data Loss

An issue on our Lustre storage system has caused some data to be irrerovacbly lost.  Approximately 1…

Upcoming Sliger maintenance and Hurricane Irma

Two events may affect the HPC and other RCC systems in the coming weeks: Chiller Maintenance and Hur…

FSU Transformer Maintenance

FSU is at increased risk of power outage during August.  If an outage occurs, RCC staff will turn of…

Latest Spotlight

Artificial Photosynthesis and Nuclear Waste Research

Check our video interview with Dr. Jose Mendoza-Cortes, an assistant professor in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering .

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