High-Performance Computing

Triton Shared Computing Cluster

The Triton Shared Computing Cluster (TSCC) provides central colocation and systems administration for your cluster nodes (“condo cluster”), as well as providing a hotel service for those with temporary or bursty high-performance computing (HPC) needs. TSCC provides three kinds of compute nodes in the cluster: General Computing Nodes, GPU Nodes, and Petascale Data Analysis Facility (PDAF) Nodes.

TSCC is now open to new purchases with special vendor pricing.

You can access the TSCC User Guide here.

TSCC free trial

For a free trial, email tscc-info@ucsd.edu and provide your:

  • Name
  • Department
  • UC San Diego affiliation (grad student, post-doc, faculty etc).

Trial accounts are 250 core-hours valid for 90 days.

SDSC HPC Systems

SDSC supports the XSEDE resources Comet and Gordon for HPC.

SDSC Cloud Compute

With the goal of providing a complete Data as a Service (DaaS) package to UC researchers and affiliates, SDSC Cloud now includes compute options. Cloud Compute allows users to spin up instances on demand and can be paired with SDSC Cloud Storage for convenient, comprehensive big data analysis. Email services@sdsc.edu for more information.

UCSD Research Cluster

In collaboration with the Data Science and Machine Learning Platform (DSMLP) which is provided for instructional use, Research IT offers the UCSD Research Cluster to provide faculty and other researchers CPU/GPU compute resources for projects that are non-instructional and data intense. Contact research-it@ucsd.edu to set up a consultation. 

For general information about computing services, email research-it@ucsd.edu.