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UK HPC Service: from HECToR to ARCHER

Dec 19, 2013 |

ARCHER is the next generation national high performance computing (HPC) service for academic research in the UK – a follow-on to the High-End Computing Terascale Resource (HECToR) project, which has been in existence since 2007. The hardware for the new service consists of a Cray XC30 supercomputer and a Cray Sonexion storage system, part of Read more…

UK Creates Massive 200,000-Core ‘HPC Service’

Feb 7, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/HECToR_phase3_cabs4_150x.jpg” alt=”" width=”101″ height=”56″ />The United Kingdom is rapidly ramping up its HPC capabilities. The nation just launched its third HPC service in the last 12 months, a 200,000-core powerhouse, called “Accelerator,” designed to accommodate a wide range of academic and industry workloads.

UK Creates Massive 200,000-Core ‘HPC Service’

Feb 7, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/HECToR_phase3_cabs4_150x.jpg” alt=”" width=”101″ height=”56″ />The United Kingdom is rapidly ramping up its HPC capabilities. The nation just launched its third HPC service in the last 12 months, a 200,000-core powerhouse, called “Accelerator,” designed to accommodate a wide range of academic and industry workloads.

GPGPUs Bloom in Scotland

Jun 1, 2011 |

Spring issue of EPCC News shines spotlight on GPUs in high performance computing.

From Scripting to Scaling

Apr 12, 2010 |

New generation of HPC programmers embracing higher level languages.