The Approach to Bridges

Bridges is designed to support familiar, convenient software and environments for both traditional and non-traditional HPC users. Its richly-connected set of interacting systems offers exceptional flexibility for data analytics, simulation, workflows and gateways, leveraging interactivity, parallel computing, Spark and Hadoop.

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For more information about getting started on Bridges, see the "Applying for a Bridges account" FAQ. If you would like to hear more about Bridges' capabilities or discuss how you can take advantage of Bridges, call us at 412-268-4960 or email


Bridges and Bridges-AI Helping COVID-19 Research

Bridges and Bridges-AI offer exceptional capabilities for critical areas of research. Specific, unique strengths include AI, genomics, and collaborative workflows.

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New on Bridges

Increased time limit on RM and RM-shared

The maximum time limit has been increased to 72 hours on these partitions.
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