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Big Data. Monster Storage: The Northeast Storage Exchange

The world is in the midst of a data revolution. In response the five universities that form the MGHPCC consortium have each initiated a new data science institute, initiative or program, but how and where to store all that big data? The Northeast Storage Exchange (NESE) is a shared regional storage resource funded by the National Science Foundation which aims to do just that. Continue reading Big Data. Monster Storage: The Northeast Storage Exchange

Facing a fear leads to love for the language of computing

Katia Oleinik is manager of scientific programming and applications at MGHPCC founding partner Boston University. There she leads a group of software engineers who support researchers with computation needs. In this recent article in the Boston Globe she talked about her work and the special challenges the job has helped her overcome. Continue reading Facing a fear leads to love for the language of computing