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Wednesday April 16th, 2014

Research Computing Support (RCS)

Summary: Research Computing Support (RCS) is available to all members of the UCI research community (faculty, staff, students) to promote awareness of and provide assistance with campus information technology resources as they facilitate scholarly research.

What is "research computing"?
Research computing is the application of specific computer resources without which certain fields of research could not advance. Research computing encompasses computer hardware, from laptops to computer clusters to supercomputers; research-oriented software, including commercial and open source software, and custom-written programs; databases and massive data storage devices; visualization equipment; high-speed networks; and the application of these computer resources to research projects. Research computing is employed at various levels by numerous researchers representing all schools on campus.

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