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Resources and Services

High Performance Computing

Through HPC@LSU, University faculty, staff and students can access LSU’s supercomputer, Tezpur, and other high-performance computing systems on campus. HPC@LSU provides system administration and consultation support for the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) supercomputers.

Please browse through this website for available HPC resources, installed software and user guides and software documentation.

Consultation

HPC @ LSU provides consulting services to users of the computational resources. This includes assistence with compiler optimizations, use of specialized libraries, help with MPI issues, guidance on software usage, and more. See the Help pages for more information.

We also work closely with the Cyberinfrastructure Development (CyD) group within CCT. The CyD group can provide an even higher level of consultation by assisting with code development or help in porting existing codes to new frameworks.

Visualization

Visualization services are provided at the Visualization Lab, located at 101 Frey Computing Services Center. The lab is equipped with high end workstations and projection systems along with various powerful visualization software packages. It also has 3D capability with stereo displays, 3D glasses, 3D scanners and navigation tools. Basic user support (tier 1) is provided at the lab, while advanced user support (tier 2) is provided by CCT.

Training

HPC @ LSU offers a sequence of tutorials every semester. The tutorials cover Linux/Unix, parallel programming for HPC systems, in-depth application coverage, and methods for debugging and profiling. We partner with CCT to provide various other training classes. Self-paced tutorials are provided via on-line Moodle modules.

Help Resources

A Help Desk and other support services are also provided.

If you need to contact individual members of the HPC staff directly, their phone numbers and email addresses can be found in the Staff Listing.