Important Message for HPC Wales Users regarding migration to SCW

This email was dispatched to all users of HPCW on 18/09/2018.   Dear HPC Wales User Next week (week beginning 24/09/2018) will see two significant changes to HPC Wales and Supercomputing Wales (SCW) provision: The existing HPC Wales compute systems at Cardiff will be decommissioned. Login nodes and file systems will remain online at Cardiff […]

HPC Wales User & Project Migration

For all users of HPC Wales systems, We are pleased to inform you that the first of the new Supercomputing Wales systems is now available for general access & use. This first system is the ‘Hawk’ system and is for the use of Cardiff and Bangor users only at this time. The second system, which […]

Service Update, March 2018 / Diweddariad Gwasanaeth, Mawrth 2018

The following email was dispatched to active registered users on 7th March 2018:   Dear Colleagues Following up from previous email updates (, we are now in the final stages of preparation to accommodate the Phase 1 system installation in mid-March 2018. Based on current timetables, Supercomputing Wales (SCW) and ARCCA staff will need to […]

Intel Parallel Studio XE 2017 Now Available

The latest Update 4 version of the Intel Parallel Studio XE 2017 has now been installed and made available to all users. This provides Intel Compilers, Intel MPI and Intel MKL as well as other less widely used software. This includes the latest bug fixes and optimizations from Intel, which may be relevant and beneficial […]

Swansea Cooling Failure -> Compute Disabled

On Sunday, we suffered an air conditioning failure at Swansea. The compute nodes have therefore been disabled at this time, whilst login and storage remains available. We apologise very sincerely for the inconvenience. Update @1200 Monday: We are awaiting site attendance by the cooling maintenance providers and will update later this afternoon when more news […]