STAFF REPORT PSR: The Directorate of Science and Technology (DoST) has recently operationalized the advanced super computing infrastructure, the first of its kind, with state-of-the-art High Performance Computing cluster system in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The facility has been installed at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute Topi (GIKI), Swabi, through funding under a development scheme of Directorate of Science and Technology namely Development of super computer.

“The facility will be available to use for research work in data mining, computational biology, computational mechanics, space technology, weather forecasting,” said an official of the Directorate and added that all institutions/organizations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and all over Pakistan through a dedicated Internet connection could get benefit of it.

The installed cluster will provide huge storage capacity (in terabytes), fast processing power in teraflops, and reliable, efficient and accurate resource for the problems involving complex computation, the official maintained.

The facility will be open and accessible 24/7 through PERN2 to all academicians and researchers throughout Pakistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa especially.

The facility is also equipped with state of the art high performance multi graphical processing units.

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