Monthly Archive: December 2016


Virtual Machines

By Kaitlin Logie, December 2016 A virtual machine is an operating system or an application environment that which is installed on software and imitates hardware, an emulation of a computer system. The user has the same interaction...


High Performance Computing

By Kaitlin Logie, 17th December 2016 What is High Performance Computing (HPC)? Also known as ‘Super Computing’, HPC is a tool that allows you to use and access some of the country’s most powerful...


Astrophysics and eResearch!

By Kaitlin Logie, 2nd December 2016. eResearch in Astronomy? In the era of big data and data science, Dr. Arna Karick started a motion in association with Inspire9 to help promote digital literacy in astronomers....