The HECToR Service is now closed and has been superceded by ARCHER.

User Site

The HECToR Service is now closed.

The HECToR Service is now superceded by ARCHER.For details of the ARCHER service see the ARCHER Website.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Helpdesk.


The support section contains the HECToR User Guide, the HECToR Best Practice Guide, the HECToR FAQ and other documentation relating to HECToR. It also contains information on how to get in touch with the HECToR Helpdesk if you have any questions or problems relating to the service. There are also links to other support information such as the User Wiki.

Computational Science and Engineering (CSE)

The CSE section contains information on training courses run as part of the HECToR service; documentation on optimising your code for the HECToR facilities; applying for dCSE resources to improve your software and reports on previous dCSE projects; and the HECToR Newsletters.

Cray Centre of Excellence (CoE)

The Cray CoE section has information on projects that have been undertaken by the CoE to improve software performance on Cray architectures.