Data-Intensive Summer School at the RCC

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Summer school organizers incorporated common tools and software into the various sessions to help students use predictive analytic algorithms, data management techniques, and non-relational database models.

Building Virtual Universes to Solve a Cosmic Mystery

Monday, May 6, 2013

For physics graduate student Matthew Becker and the Research Computing Center, making a batch of universes was simply a project for the holidays.

Ian Foster, director, University of Chicago Computation Institute.

Research Data Management for the 99%

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Big science projects can afford big cyberinfrastructure. Individual researchers increasingly need their own data management tools, but lack the hefty budget large projects can dedicate to such tasks. What can the 99% of researchers doing big science in small labs do with their data?

Belshazzar's Feast, by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn.

Where's Waldo? on the Gigapixel Scale

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But if your camera is good enough, the photos it takes could also be worth billions of data points. 

New Center Provides Access to Hardware and Expertise

Monday, November 19, 2012

“The mission of the Research Computing Center is to advance research and scholarship at the University,” Runesha said. “What we are trying to do here is not just provide access to hardware, but to work with you to understand your research and integrate high-performance computing into it to achieve our major goal, which is to help you literally transform your research by performing computational analysis that would otherwise not be possible.”