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TACC Ranger Finds New Life in South Africa

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“Ranger was the first supercomputer in open science to approach the petascale mark,” said Happy Sithole, director of the Center for High Performance Computing in Cape Town, South Africa. “Now, it is starting projects that are important in building high performance computing in Africa.”

Infographic: History of TACC Spans over 60 Years

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The Texas Advanced Computing Center is celebrating their anniversary with an infographic depicting the history of computing.

TACC’s STAR Scholars Program Offers Competitive Internships

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The STAR Scholars Internship Program at TACC is recruiting its next round of students for the 2014-2015 academic year.

#HPC Matters: TACC Enters the SC14 Video Challenge

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“High Performance Computing is fundamental to science and society, allowing scientists and researchers to push the boundaries of human knowledge and tackle the biggest challenges we face today. HPC matters because these challenges affect each and every one of us from where we live, to how we lead healthier lives, to how we protect people in the face of violent weather, changing climate, and unpredictable seismic activity. HPC matters because people matter.”

Big Data Visualization with TACC Maverick

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Over at VizWorld, Dean Meyers writes that the new Maverick system at TACC is a unique, powerful, high performance visualization and data analytics resource for the open science and engineering community.

Using TACC Supercomputers to Design Safer Offshore Oil Platforms

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Researchers are using TACC supercomputers to design next-generation of offshore floating platforms. “Technip has one of the largest computer clusters among engineering companies, but the simulations would take weeks to complete, said Jang Kim, Chief Technical Advisor at Technip. “Stampede has allowed us to run simulations in one day or even overnight. We are then able to get these safer designs out into use faster.”

Video: TACC’s Ranger Simulation Shows Event Horizon

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Researchers are using TACC supercomputers to study the role of black holes in shaping the cosmos.

South African Student Cluster Champs Visit TACC in Austin

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For the second time in as many years, TACC welcomed a new ‘cluster’ of students from South Africa to Austin as they prepare for the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) Student Cluster Competition this June.

Stockyard Corrals Big Data at TACC

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“At SC13, TACC introduced Stockyard, a new global file system with 20 petabytes of storage; Maverick, our new data analysis and visualization system to be deployed in January 2014; and Wrangler, an innovative data resource to be deployed in January 2015.”

TACC Accepting Users on New “Rodeo” Science Cloud

TACC has announced that the center’s new Rodeo cloud computing offering is available for researchers that need large-scale resources, but prefer a virtualized, on-demand environment.