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Primary School students discover supercomputing with ARCCA and HPC Wales


Primary School students discover supercomputing with ARCCA

The Redwood data centre welcomed a group of students from Usk Church in Wales Primary School's Code Club.

ARCCA High Performance Computing Seminar Series


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The next ARCCA High Performance Computing Seminar Series takes place on Wednesday 17th December, 2 - 3pm in Seminar Room 1 (0.7), Trevithick Building.

ARCCA research outcomes


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ARCCA research outcomes 2007-2014.

HPC Wales course: Parallel Programming using OpenMP


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HPC Wales is running a training course in parallel programming using OpenMP on 8th and 9th April 2014.

Have your say about High Performance Computing and win a £50 voucher!



Advanced Research Computing @ Cardiff (ARCCA), the University's High Performance Computing division, wants to know what you think about the research computing services at Cardiff University. Please take a few minutes to complete the relevant online survey.

HPC Wales Research and Innovation funding call


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High Performance Computing (HPC) Wales is inviting applications for funding for Research and Innovation projects involving collaboration between industry and academia, which require the use of high performance computing.

Funding available for High Performance Computing studentships


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High Performance Computing (HPC) Wales and Fujitsu are pleased to announce the availability of six fully-funded PhD and Masters studentships in high performance computing.

HPC Wales Research and Innovation Projects Fund


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HPC Wales has announced its new Research and Innovation Projects Fund – a fund of £300,000 to support around 20 research projects that would benefit from the power of supercomputing technology.

ARCCA High Performance Computing seminar


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Advanced Research Computing @ Cardiff (ARCCA) is holding a High Performance Computing seminar on Wednesday 5th December.

Job opportunities with ARCCA



ARCCA are currently seeking highly skilled IT and HPC (High Performance Computing) professionals to support the research community at Cardiff University.

New HPC Wales studentships bring inward investment to £1m


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High Performance Computing (HPC) Wales has announced a new milestone in its efforts to attract inward investment to Wales. Seven new funded PhD studentships in computational science at Welsh universities have been announced as part of its collaboration with Fujitsu, taking the total inward investment it has attracted into Wales to £1m.

High Performance Computing studentships announced


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HPC Wales and Fujitsu have announced the availability of fully-funded PhD and Masters studentships in high performance computing.

ARCCA Online Research Review 2011


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The Advanced Research Computing @ Cardiff (ARCCA) Research Review is now available online, and provides an overview of some of the world-leading research enabled by Cardiff University's ARCCA Division.

High Performance Computing collaboration launched


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An all-Wales supercomputing collaboration has been launched, which will bring advanced computer technology to businesses throughout Wales and promote links between Welsh businesses and Universities.

Information Services Annual Report 2010


Information Services Annual Report 2010 front cover

The Information Services Annual Report 2010 is now available.

High Performance Computing research seminar


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All are welcome to attend the first ARCCA High Performance Computing Research Seminar on 25th January. Find out more about the research being enabled by ARCCA's Merlin and Condor resources.

New supercomputing institute comes to Wales


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A new high performance computing (HPC) institute for Wales has been announced by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Condor workshop 2009


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A national Condor Workshop will take place on 16th September 2009 exploring best practice for service provision and examples of research enabled by this technology.

National Recognition for the ARCCA Data Centre


Green Gown Award 2009 Logo (a pair of green footprints)

The Advanced Research Computing at Cardiff (ARCCA) data centre has been 'highly commended' in national sustainability awards.

Advances Wales


Advances Wales

The Spring 2009 issue of Advances Wales is now published and includes a two-page spread on ARCCA under the Biotechnology section on p20/21.

125th anniversary contribution



Merlin contributes to another successful year.

Intel Multicore training course


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ARCCA is hosting a free three-day Intel training course "Multicore Programming for Academia 2.0", open to delegates from UK universities. This course is aimed at people who will be responsible for not only improving the performance of existing codes but also teaching these techniques to colleagues and students.

Datacentre Awards


Data Centre Dynamics - Awards Finalists 2008

The ARCCA Datacentre is a finalist in two categories in this year's Datacentre Dynamics 2008 Awards due to its energy efficient design.

BCS IT Industry Award 2008


BCS IT Industry Award 2008 Finalist Logo

The ARCCA Data Centre, installed by Comtec, is a finalist in this year's BCS IT Standards awards.

Acceptance test completion



The Bull SRIF-3 supercomputer has passed a rigorous set of acceptance tests and is now in full production. Details of this process are now available.

St Paul's Church in Wales Primary School visit


Pupils from St Paul's Primary School visit ARCCA.

Pupils from St Paul's Church in Wales Primary School had the opportunity to visit ARCCA and meet Merlin!

ARCCA Launch


Official Unveiling of the Cardiff HPC Centre of Excellence Plaque by the Rt. Hon. Rhodri Morgan AM on the 2nd June 2008. Pictured from Left to Right is Martyn Harrow (INSRV Director), Martyn Guest (ARCCA Director), David Grant (VC Cardiff University), Rt. Hon. Rhodri Morgan, Didier Lamouche (VP Bull)

Presentations are now available from the Official Opening of the Cardiff HPC Centre of Excellence and the Research Seminar.

HPC SIG Novel Architecture workshop


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A meeting of the Novel Architecture Focus Group of the HPC-SIG will be held in the Cubric Seminar Room, School of Psychology, Cardiff University commencing at 10:45am on 25 April 2008.

Signing ceremony


The signing of the contract.

The official press release from Bull and photographs from the day are now available.

SRIF 3 contract awarded


The signing of the contract.

A brief overview of how ARCCA came to choose Bull as the High Performance Computer Supplier and the Contract Signing Ceremony held in Cardiff in February 2008.

Major investment in equipment


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ARCCA is investing in leading-edge equipment to transform the University's advanced research computing and eResearch programme.

New ARCCA staff


Professor Martyn Guest

The University has recruited a team of experts to help you with your advanced research computing.

For further information about any of these stories, please contact the ARCCA team.