CSF Milestone Reached!

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The popular Computational Shared Facility (CSF) has recently hit a significant milestone with the 1-millionth job being submitted.

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CSF3 is coming…

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The CSF (Computational Shared Facility) and DPSF (Data Processing Shared Facility), the University’s flagship HPC systems for compute and high memory work, have been steadily growing over the past 7 years.  Approximately 4 million pounds have been invested resulting in over 10,000 CPU cores, over 1PB of scratch and 60TB of RAM being available.

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Free Access to the Computational Facility (CSF)

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Our flagship computational facility, The CSF, is currently only available to those researchers contributing funds to the platform.  However we are pleased to announce that our recent case to provide limited free-at-the-point-of-use computational resource to users without funds, particularly for those who are not computational specialists, has been successful.

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The launch of Data-Processing Shared Facility

The Data-Processing Shared Facility (DPSF) is now available to early-adopters. The DPSF is a new computational platform (developed from Hydra) which is complementary to the highly-successful Computational Shared Facility (CSF) which has been in production for several years: The DPSF is specified for high-memory and IO-intensive work.

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