Research Computing for the University of Alaska
The Arctic Region Supercomputing Center operates supercomputers and large-scale storage systems for use by the University of Alaska community. ARSC provides a lab and classroom, Web services, software, and a variety of supporting systems. The faculty and staff of ARSC provide guidance to utilize these tools for computationally-based science, engineering and discovery.
Starting June 4, 2014, get an inside look at the ARSC supercomputers and the scientific research they support by attending a Summer Tour! ARSC Summer Tours are held every Wednesday from 1 to 2pm in the lower level of the UAF Butrovich building. No reservations are necessary to participate in this unique and informative opportunity!
During the Spring semester ARSC offers classes on Linux, ARSC systems, debugging, and other topics.
Please visit the ARSC Training Schedule for information about the 2014 class listing, as well as descriptions and training slides of past courses.
If you would like to request a particular training topic, please contact ARSC User Support.
Active System Maintenance Reports
There are no active downtime reports.
EPSCoR Award Funds Two ARSC Web Sites
Part of the NSF Research Infrastructure Improvement Cyberconnectivity Award, administered by Alaska EPSCoR, funded two new ARSC Web sites. One of these sites is Alaska Data Central, which is designed to serve as a central access point for data and metadata from across the University of Alaska system. The other is Scholarworks, an institutional repository holding UA library materials, theses and dissertations, meeting minutes, scientific posters, and archival footage and images.
If your research involves the use of ARSC resources, remember to mention ARSC in your publications acknowledgments! We recommend a statement similar to, "This work was supported in part by a grant of HPC resources from the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks".