High Performance Computing - Grid
Overview of Grids
What is a grid?
The UNC Grid Computing Initiative
The University of North Carolina and MCNC have developed a statewide computing grid for research and education.
Impact of Grid Computing on North Carolina's Economy and Broadband Use
A report estimating that, given adequate access to broadband infrastructure and sufficient IT workforce, the deployment of high performance grid computing and Web services applications will contribute several gains to North Carolina's economy over 2010 baseline growth forecasts.
Open Grid Forum
The Open Grid Forum (OGF) is a community of users, developers, and vendors leading the global standardization effort for grid computing.
Virtual Computing Laboratory
With the ongoing support from the NCSU College of Engineering, Office of Information Technology (OIT), academic and corporate partners, the ASF VCL software installed at NCSU provides a service that successfully supports a wide range of users with diverse computing needs accross the UNC system.
Open Science Grid
Through RENCI NC State researchers have access to the Open Science Grid. This resource is best suited for running large numbers of single processor jobs.