NeSI explores innovative uses of cloud services for advanced computing

The needs of the New Zealand research community for advanced computing platforms is growing along with the range of possibilities to meet those needs.

Retired but not forgotten: Algorithm research with a Supercomputer

"We are very grateful to NeSI for the use of Blue Gene and the supporting team. Thanks to their generosity, we were able to develop a culture of supercomputing and parallel programming at the University of Canterbury."

Software Carpentry in New Zealand: The seed has been planted

NeSI’s training programme lead, Sung Bae, notes “It was overwhelming to witness all 40 seats fully booked within six hours. We noted a strong demand from the humanities and social sciences.”

A showcase of global research data initiatives

Several sessions brought together thought and practice from national data services and infrastructures, of particular relevance to the formative National Research Data Programme in New Zealand.

Tuakiri single sign-on helps eTV service education sector

“You need local, on the ground expertise to draw on. Once Tuakiri came along and became its own national service, things very quickly started to work.”