High Performance Computing (HPC) Access


Dr. Libero Bartolotti
Department of Chemistry

Dr. Michael Brewer
Department of Biology


Administered by ITCS and managed by faculty in the departments of chemistry and biology, the high performance computing (HPC) lab offers ECU researchers the high-end computational power required for complex computing tasks.

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Educational and research accounts are available to qualified faculty, staff and students within the 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina System.

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Integrated Services

Mercury Dell Xeon Cluster. The newest addition to the suite of systems is the Mercury cluster. It is made up of 320 Xeon E5-2670 processors with 2.0 Tb of memory and 130Tb of shared storage. This system is managed by the Bright Cluster Manager suite and PBS Torque scheduler.

Biology HPC Facility. The Department of Biology maintains two HPC machines to facilitate and improve research in Bioinformatics, large-scale ecosystem analysis, spatial statistics and phylogenetic analysis. The HPC core consists of an IBM BladeCenter server and a Dell PowerEdge R910 Server, providing parallel computing capacity and scalable infrastructure with standard x86 server technologies.


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When downtime is required, users are informed by email, and the system "Message-of-the-Day" also posts downtime schedules as well as other information.


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Enterprise Systems & Operations