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Why is HECToR important?

HECToR is the UK's high-end computing resource, funded by the UK Research Councils. It is available for use by academia and industry in the UK and Europe.

  • 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 are centred around supporting the Cray XE6 supercomputer.

HECToR Information...

How can HECToR help me?

Information on how you can make use of HECToR. What software is available on the system and how to go about getting access to the Facility.

Accessing HECToR...

HECToR User Site

Information for current HECToR users. Service status information, support, documentation and details on training courses.

Using HECToR...

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