Welcome to TACC's Technical Documentation Site.
TACC's technical documentation is broadly divided into three categories: High Performance Computing (HPC) Resource Guides, Software Packages at TACC, and Tutorials which can be accessed via the left-hand navigation.
Additional training opportunities such as the TACC Institute Series, can be found on the Training Page on our main site.
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HPC Resource Guides
Each of our HPC resources has a user guide, with extensive instructions and information. Learn how to access and use our High Performance Computing (HPC) resources.
The largest cluster dedicated to open science in the United States.
A balanced set of resources to support simulation, data analysis, visualization and machine learning.
Software Packages at TACC
Explore documentation for field-specific and commonly used software packages.
Each guide contains sample job scripts per resource where applicable and any special instructions needed to run that package on TACC resources.
idev (interactive development)
A powerful utility allowing interactive access to compute nodes.
How to run the Vienna Ab initio Simulation Package (VASP) for atomic-scale materials modeling.
Run Google's powerful deep learning protein folding tool at TACC.
Learn how to request access and run MATLAB, the popular numerical computing platform, at TACC
Tutorials cover a wide range of topics from configuring your account to debugging tools and various TACC services.
Sharing Project Files
Learn how to set up a common workspace shared by, and accessible to, all collaborators on a project.
Remote Desktop Access
Run visualization applications viewed locally via Virtual Network Computing (VNC), Desktop Cloud Visualization (DCV), or through the TACC Analysis Portal.
TACC offers a variety of training and education programs. You may search and register for events on the Training page as well as view past presentations.
In-person, multi-day, immersive, training opportunities meant to enhance users knowledge of broad HPC topics.
Self-guided training videos ranging from short how-to guides to detailed topical courses.