Florida State University

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

FSU Transformer Maintenance

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

1,652 new CPU cores added to HPC

We've recently purchased and implemented 64 new Lenovo nodes, adding 1,652 new Intel cores to our HP…

MATLAB 2017a Available

We have upgraded MATLAB to the latest version, 2017a.  The new version is now available on HPC and S…

New Software on the HPC

As part of the maintenance upgrade, we have upgraded many software packages on the HPC to newer vers…

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 …

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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