The HECToR Service is now closed and has been superceded by ARCHER.

Edinburgh site for super-computer

BBC News: One of the most advanced super-computers in the UK is to be sited at Edinburgh University.

The £113m machine, Hector (High End Computing Terascale Resources), will be used for solving complex problems by researchers across the country.

It will cover the size of two tennis courts and be capable of 60 million million calculations a second.

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