Welcome to ACCRE

Vanderbilt’s Hub for High-Performance Computing and Computational Research

The Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education (ACCRE) at Vanderbilt University is your gateway to cutting-edge computational resources. Whether you're tackling complex research in genetics, physics, or any field in between, our cluster computing technology empowers your work with exceptional speed and efficiency.

Our Mission

At ACCRE, we're more than just a computational resource. We're a community committed to advancing research across Vanderbilt through high-performance computing. Our goals:

  • Application-Driven: Focusing on real-world research needs.
  • Low Barriers: Accessible to all researchers, regardless of computational expertise.
  • Expanding Uses: Encouraging innovative computing applications in various fields.
  • Community Building: Creating a supportive network of researchers.
  • Investigator-Centric: A facility by and for Vanderbilt faculty.
  • State-of-the-Art Facility: Over 600 multi-core systems in a 4,000 square foot center.
  • Accessible Anywhere: Remote access via secure shell clients, allowing operation from anywhere.
  • Diverse Tools: Secure file transfer, graphical program support, and more.
  • Reliable Performance: 24/7 availability with minimal interruptions.
  • Pre-Installed Software: Includes Python, R, MATLAB, and high-performance computing libraries.
  • User Support: Dedicated helpdesk for many difficulties related to resources or computation.
  • Collaborative Environment: Easy file and result sharing for seamless collaboration.
  • Cost-Effective: Competitive rates, lower than commercial services.
  • Data Security: Ideal for handling sensitive and proprietary data.

Education and Outreach

We're here to help you leverage ACCRE for your research. Whether you're a seasoned user or new to high-performance computing, we offer classes, one-on-one assistance, and seminars to integrate ACCRE into your work effectively.

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Discover how ACCRE can transform your research. Contact us to learn more, attend a seminar, or set up a personalized consultation. We're here to elevate your research with the power of high-performance computing.

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