Research Computing and Exponential Growth

A UAB researcher trying to cure Parkinson’s disease requires the high performance computer to conduct her research. The following chart captures the number of days required by different versions of the UAB high performance computer and highlight the tremendous progress made. Much more work is necessary to unleash fully the capabilities of the UAB faculty but we are making progress expeditiously.

Date Time (in days)
Jun-15 10,950
Oct-15 1,095
Mar-16 30
Mar-17 18
Sep-17 2