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Departmental High Performance Computing

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El Gato

Super Computer

The Extremely LarGe Advanced TechnOlogy (El Gato) cluster is a high performance computer jointly funded by the  National Science Foundation and the University of Arizona. The El Gato project is a collaboration between members of the University of Arizona Department of Astronomy, the School of Information: Science, Technology, and Arts, and the University Information Technology Services.

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For Public

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