Computer scientists take advantage of the following Bridges' features:

  • More than 750 "regular memory" nodes with 128GB RAM each provide the ability to run large numbers of jobs, facilitating optimization and parameter sweeps.

  • Persistent databases of various types: relational databases for structured data; document-oriented databases for text; and graph databases  to represent the relationships in your data

  • Contemporary applications and a rich software environment 

  • Extreme shared memory nodes to manage larger and larger amounts of data

  • Hadoop and Spark environments for data mining and machine learning tasks