HTCSS Software News

Save the dates for Throughput Computing 2023 - a joint HTCondor/OSG event

January 27, 2023

Don't miss these in-person learning opportunities in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin!

Get To Know Todd Tannenbaum

January 23, 2023

Staff profile of the HTCSS Software Lead, Todd Tannenbaum.

CHTC Leads High Throughput Computing Demonstrations

January 20, 2023

Students and researchers acquire high-throughput computing knowhow from CHTC led demonstrations.

OSG User School 2022 Researchers Present Inspirational Lightning Talks

December 19, 2022

The OSG User School student lightning talks showcased their research, inspiring all the event participants.

OSPool's Growing Number of Cores Reaching New Levels

December 19, 2022

Campuses contributing to the capacity of the OSPool led to record breaking number of cores this December, 2022. On December 9th, the OSPool, which provides computing resources to researchers across the country, crossed the 70,000 cores line –– for the very first time.

CHTC Facilitation Innovations for Research Computing

December 14, 2022

After adding Research Computing Facilitators in 2013-2014, CHTC has expanded its reach to support researchers in all disciplines interested in using large-scale computing to support their research through the shared computing capacity offered by the CHTC.

High-throughput computing: Fostering data science without limits

December 6, 2022

The Center for High-Throughput Computing (CHTC), a joint partnership of UW-Madison School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences and the Morgridge Institute, sees this onslaught of data and says: Bring it on.

UW–Madison's Icecube Neutrino Observatory Wins HPCwire Award

November 16, 2022

The UW-Madison Center for High Throughput Computing’s (CHTC) collaboration with the San Diego Supercomputer Center on the IceCube Neutrino Observatory received recognition with the HPCwire 2022 Readers’ Choice Award for Best Use of High Performance Computing (HPC) in the Cloud (Use Case).

Over 240,000 CHTC Jobs Hit Record Daily Capacity Consumption

November 9, 2022

The Center for High Throughput (CHTC) users continue to be hard at work smashing records with high throughput computational workloads. On October 20th, more than 240,000 jobs completed that day, reporting a total consumption of more than 710,000 core hours. This is equivalent to the capacity of 30,000 cores running non-stop for 24 hours.

PATh Extends Access to Diverse Set of High Throughout Computing Research Programs

November 3, 2022

UCSD announces the new PATh Facility and discusses its impact on science.

Solving for the future: Investment, new coalition levels up research computing infrastructure at UW–Madison

September 27, 2022

Summary of Corissa Runde's article from the UW-Madison Department of Information Technology website.

Registration now open for HTCondor workshop in Europe

August 29, 2022

We are pleased to announce the European HTCondor Workshop 2022. The workshop will take place as an ‘in-person event’ from Tuesday 11 October 09:00 h to Friday 14 October at lunchtime.

Retirements and New Beginnings: The Transition to Tokens

July 21, 2022

May 1, 2022 officially marked the retirement of OSG 3.5, GridFTP, and GSI dependencies. OSG 3.6, up and running since February of 2021, is prepared for usage and took its place, relying on WebDAV and bearer tokens.

Plan to replace Grid Community Toolkit functionality in the HTCondor Software Suite

July 14, 2022

Plan to replace Grid Community Toolkit functionality in the HTCondor Software Suite The HTCondor Software Suite (HTCSS) is working to retire the use of the Grid Community Toolkit libraries (or GCT, which is a fork of the former Globus Toolkit). The functionality provided by the GCT is rapidly being replaced by the use of IDTOKENS, SciTokens, and plain SSL within the ecosystem. Currently, HTCSS uses these libraries for:

HTCondor European Workshop Dates Released

June 10, 2022

We are very pleased to announce that the 2022 European HTCondor Workshop will be held from Tuesday 11th October to Friday 14th October. Save the dates!

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