Research IT Infrastructure Investment

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There is a lot of activity in Research IT regarding investment in research IT infrastructure and the Research Lifecycle Programme.  It can all get a bit confusing!  We have put together a summary of the current position regarding investment and workshop outcomes which we hope you will find useful.

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Shape the Future of Research IT Infrastructure

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We are pleased to say that the HPC business case to the Research Lifecycle Programme was successful!  This means that we now have substantial funds to invest in research IT infrastructure such as computational resource, VMs, storage, etc and we need your help!

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Research IT Club – find out more about us and our services!

resitsm50The next Research IT club will take place on the 5th of June and will feature updates from our research infrastructure and software engineering teams.  Our two feature presentations will look at how Research IT is helping to create new parallel computer architecture inspired by the human brain.  There will also be a presentation from IT Services on the planned changes to staff and cluster desktops across the university.

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Research IT Club – find out more about us and our services!

resitsm50THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

The next Research IT club will take place on the 25th of April and will feature updates from our research infrastructure and software engineering teams.  Our two feature presentations will look at how Research IT is helping to create new parallel computer architecture inspired by the human brain.  There will also be a presentation from IT Services on the planned changes to staff and cluster desktops across the university.

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CSF3 is coming…

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The CSF (Computational Shared Facility) and DPSF (Data Processing Shared Facility), the University’s flagship HPC systems for compute and high memory work, have been steadily growing over the past 7 years.  Approximately 4 million pounds have been invested resulting in over 10,000 CPU cores, over 1PB of scratch and 60TB of RAM being available.

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