Karst Supercomputer

Get started on Karst

Karst (karst.uits.iu.edu) is Indiana University's high-throughput computing cluster. Designed to deliver large amounts of processing capacity over long periods of time, Karst's system architecture provides IU researchers the advanced performance needed to accommodate high-end, data-intensive applications critical to scientific discovery and innovation. Karst also serves as a "condominium cluster" environment for IU researchers, research labs, departments, and schools.

Following are some useful documents to help you get started running compute jobs on Karst:

On this page:

System overview

Accounts, access, and user policies

Set up your user environment

Run jobs

X forwarding and interactive jobs

Get help

Support for IU research computing systems, software, and services is provided by various UITS Research Technologies units. For help, see Research computing support at IU.