• UVM's Supercomputer to Gain Massive Database Access Capability

    "DataMountain," UVM's new database cluster, will allow for near real-time access to enormous data files, supporting projects that require such speed to effectively analyze rapidly growing datasets.

  • Invention: The Storywrangler

    Powered by UVM's supercomputer, Vermont scientists have created a visualization tool to explore billions of social media messages, across 150 different languages, from the inception of Twitter to the present.

  • Scientists Create the Next Generation of Living Robots

    Meet Xenobots 2.0. Using the DeepGreen cluster, UVM computer scientists working with Tufts University biologists have created life forms that self-assemble and even demonstrate the capability of recordable memory.

  • AMD Gives UVM $1 Million to  Boost Computing Power for  COVID-19 Research

    UVM is among the first 21 schools the company has supported through its AMD HPC Fund for COVID-19 Research program.

    Read more about this gift.


Three high performance computing (HPC) clusters — BlackDiamond, Bluemoon, DeepGreen — which support large-scale computation, low-latency networking for MPI workloads, and high-throughput AI and machine learning workflows.

Data Management

Various data storage plans to meet the needs of our:

  • VACC account holders
  • UVM faculty

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Onboarding for those new to high performance computing (HPC), HPC in the classroom, programming assistance.

Join the VACC

Cost / Payment

VACC account holders join one of three tiers on a yearly basis.

Request Account

Principal Investigators (PIs) or IT support working with PIs may request an account.

Use the VACC

Knowledge Base

Help topics include connecting to the cluster, moving files, running a job, and more.


For account owners (PIs), not sponsored users.

VACC account owners can:

  • Check the status of their account
  • Add/delete sponsored users