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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 182 TFLOPS of compute to researchers at FSU. We also provide an Interactive Cluster (Spear), and a Virtual Machine Cloud Platform.


We provide two high I/O parallel file systems, Panasas and Lustre. We also provide a general-purpose filesystem, NoleStor, for archival storage with the ability to replicate to partner institutions.


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

HPC and Spear software upgrade to occur this May

This May, we will conduct software maintenance on our HPC and Spear clusters.  We will also perform …

New "RCCTool" Command-Line Tool

We've released a new tool on the HPC login nodes to make it easy to see information about your accou…

HPC Nodes Damaged during Hermine Replaced

All 76 nodes that were damaged during Hurricane Hermine last September have been replaced.  New node…

Winter Break - RCC Closed Dec 23 - Jan 2

The Research Computing Center will be closed from Dec 23 through Jan 2 for FSU Winter Break.  System…

RCC to move systems to NWRDC

As the RCC grows, it is important for us to provide higher level of reliabilty to our research partn…

RCC Welcomes Brian Gentry

We have a new member on our team.  Brian Gentry has been hired as RCC's newest systems administrator…

Upcoming Events

  • An Introduction to HDF5

    Join us for a free interactive HDF5 workshop.  This workshop will cover practical applications of the HDF5 format to manage large datasetes on the HPC.

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