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Sunbird Routine Maintenance Schedule & 13th Feb Outage

Now Sunbird is in full production, it is important to have a routine maintenance window to undertake core updates and modifications to the computing infrastructure. This will be a regular monthly maintenance window scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month. The initial session is planned for Wednesday 13th February, 9AM-6PM during which time the […]


Hawk Routine Maintenance Schedule & 6th Feb Outage

Now Hawk is in full production, it is important to have a routine maintenance window to undertake core updates and modifications to the computing infrastructure. This will be a regular monthly maintenance window scheduled for the first Wednesday of each month. The initial session is planned for¬†Wednesday 6th February, during which time the cluster should […]



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 (https://goo.gl/cy1uv3), 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 […]


Bangor System Outage, Friday 7th July 1200-1500

In order to replace the firewall at Bangor with a supported & upgraded device, there will be an outage of the Bangor cluster (only) on Friday 7th July from 1200 to 1500. We anticipate it won’t take this long to perform the work, and will return the system to use as soon as possible. Please […]