High Performance Computing Cluster (HPC)

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For research that relies on high-performance computing (HPC) for data analysis and supercomputing applications, GW has implemented multiple systems.

  • GW's flagship HPC cluster is Pegasus, a 200+ node shared system supporting a broad array of supercomputing and data intensive workloads
  • The Raptor cluster is a test cluster available to all Pegasus users. In order to provide greater availability for computational resources, whenever possible, Raptor and Pegasus will not have common maintenance windows.
  • The Cerberus cluster supports teaching HPC in the classroom.

Research Technology Services also can assist researchers to access large-scale resources supported by the National Science Foundation, such as the OpenScience Grid (OSG). GW operates the Viper cluster as a "high throughput" cluster and OSG access node.

All GW HPC clusters are managed by professional staff in GW Information Technology, with additional support from Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Public Health, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the Offices of the Provost and Vice Provost for Research.




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