High Performance Computing Centre, Federal Institute of Science and Technology (FISAT), Angamaly, Kerala, India

The High Performance Computing Centre (HPCC) at Federal Institute of Science and Technology (FISAT), Angamaly, Kerala, India, was set up in the year 2007. The centre is primary a research centre under the Department of Computer Science at FISAT. HPCC focusses on research and consultancy work in Cluster computing using free and open source technology. The HPCC has Dhakshina-II a 40 noded cluster running on Debian Lenny. There are two IBM X series servers and 40 execution nodes, all having Debian as the base operating system. The primarily used software are OpenMPI, OpenLDAP, OCTAVE Parallel and Ganglia.

Debian was chosen for its 'free' nature and stability.