The HECToR Service is now closed and has been superceded by ARCHER.

HECToR Home Page

Why was HECToR important?

HECToR was the UK's high-end computing resource from 2007 to early 2014, funded by the UK Research Councils. It has now been superceded by ARCHER. HECToR was:

  • A world-class supercomputer located and run in the UK.
  • An invaluable resource for researchers who study problems with a global impact.
  • Part of the PRACE initiative giving leading scientific users access to a European pool of supercomputers.

Examples of HECToR use...

Learn more about HECToR

More information on the various aspects of the HECToR Facility that were centred around supporting the Cray XE6 supercomputer.

HECToR Information...

How can HECToR help me?

Historical information on how people could use HECToR. Software available on the system and how users went about getting access to the Facility.

HECToR access...

HECToR User Site

The HECToR user site as it was at service closure. This contains the bulk of information on HECToR: reports, documentation, policiies, etc..

HECToR User Site...

HECToR Image Gallery