Definitions for "HPSS"
High Performance Storage System - a high-end mass storage system developed by a consortium consisting of end-user sites and commercial companies
Highly Parallel Supercomputing Systems. See SP1, SP2.
High Performance Storage System. HPSS is CCS's archival storage system. See HPSS web page, HPSS manual.
(Pronounced "hips.") Humanities, Philosophy, and the Social Sciences — one of the 3 main categories of Liberal Arts classes at RISD. The other 2 are Art History and English. (There's also technically a 4th, called Liberal Arts Electives, which are just courses that don't fit into any of the first 3 categories.)