High Performance Computing
High Performance Computing (HPC) is the use of computer hardware and software systems to do more computing in less real-time. HPC can be achieved through a combination of advanced processor architecture, parallel processing, and the availability of large amounts of memory and disk space.
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is an organized collection of computer hardware, software, geographic data, and personnel designed to efficiently capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze, and display all forms of geographically referenced information.
LIONS, or Large Integrated Online Networked Services, is the UNIX environment for academic computing created by the UNIX Support Group (USG) of OCCS. All Old Dominion University students, faculty, or staff may obtain a LIONS account.