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The University of Florida provides researchers across many fields with access to HiPerGator, the university supercomputer.  HiPerGator undergoes regular upgrades to ensure it remains a competitive computational resource.  For details about the current machine including machine architecture, purchase pricing, and services offered please see the Research Computing website.

The Astronomy Department is one of the largest users of HiPerGator with UF faculty having access to > 10,000 CPUs and >100 TB of disk storage.  UF Astronomers run massive computational simulations and analyze data from HST, VLA, GTC, and many other world class telescopes on HiPerGator.  Student and postdocs who join UF also obtain access to HiPerGator through faculty allocations and shared department resources.