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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 […]

Research seminar – Accelerating computing

Research seminar – Accelerating computing

Posted on 2 July 2015 by Thomas Green

Using accelerators such as GPUs and Intel Phi technologies are becoming a popular method to extend the performance of certains codes. ARCCA is holding a research seminar which covers this […]

The December spring…

The December spring…

Posted on 19 December 2014 by Thomas Green

UPDATE - 20/12/2014 - Work still progressing on Raven and access will be given over the weekend of the 20th/21st with full service restored on Monday 22nd December. Since the […]

Breaking down walls

Posted on 10 November 2014 by Thomas Green

The fall of the Berlin Wall happened 25 years ago and I thought a symbolic look at how we try and break our own walls would be quite appropriate. Creating […]

Portal to a new Galaxy

Posted on 24 October 2014 by Thomas Green

Within the ARCCA team we are investigating ways we can open up high-performance computing (HPC) to a wider audience. I should add this is not just an issue within ARCCA […]

Performant Python with Intel MKL

Posted on 15 October 2014 by Thomas Green

ARCCA have recently been helping a research group at Cardiff University to benchmark their code. The code was based on Python and had many options to perform FFT analysis. One […]

Scoping out ARCCA

Posted on 11 September 2014 by Thomas Green

If you have read the previous posts you will see that they can be quite technical and a couple of readers have mentioned they would like to read about something […]