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Accelerate your work

Accelerator

Accelerate your work

Posted on 28 September 2017 by Thomas Green

The use of multi-processing is now becoming the "norm" with multiple cores now available in many consumer PCs and laptops. It is now much easier to start experimenting with speeding […]

BeginnerDocumentation

Training

Posted on 13 January 2017 by Andrew Williams

Did you know that ARCCA presents a series of training courses every year, ranging from getting started with Linux, all the way up to using parallel programming techniques to get […]

DebuggingDeveloperGateways

Finding the key to your locks

Posted on 24 November 2016 by Thomas Green

Websites can be very useful for HPC to allow easier access. Recently we had an issue with a website we use and learned a few things on the way. Know […]

Software

Mods and rockers

Posted on 29 September 2016 by Thomas Green

Modules are used on many supercomputers since it allows multiple versions of software to be easily chosen to be loaded into a users environment. We would now like to show […]

 
What’s up, Doc?

What’s up, Doc?

Posted on 19 August 2016 by Thomas Green

I am not sure whether Bugs Bunny was refering to documentation but we shall assume it does for this post. Documentation can be a dreaded or loved term which may […]

The art of restarting

The art of restarting

Posted on 27 April 2016 by Thomas Green

Limits on runtimes Running jobs on a supercomputer can sometimes involve letting the job run for a long time. A long time in this instance is longer than the default […]

Developing Software

Developing Software

Posted on 25 April 2016 by Andrew Williams

The next ARCCA drop in session at the Queen's buildings will be occuring this Thursday, the 28th April at 2pm in the Trevithick library room 1.15. This is up the […]

Drop-in Session Summary

Drop-in Session Summary

Posted on 29 February 2016 by Andrew Williams

Many thanks to all the attendees who made last Thursday's drop-in session at the Queen's Buildings such an interesting discussion. After some initial battles with a VGA cable I was […]

Drop-in session at the Queen’s Buildings

Posted on 24 February 2016 by Andrew Williams

This Thursday (the 25th February), ARCCA will be holding a drop-in session in the Trevithick library room 1.15, from 2pm to 3.30pm. These drop-in sessions are an opportunity for the […]

Waving hello to gravity

Waving hello to gravity

Posted on 22 February 2016 by Thomas Green

The recent announcement, see BBC article, by LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) of the observation of gravitational waves by their detectors in September 2015 has been described as one of […]