High Performance Computing Service

The Darwin and Wilkes Clusters 2013 The primary mission of the High Performance Computing Service (HPCS) is the delivery and support of a large HPC resource for use by the University of Cambridge research community. The principal facilities consist of a large CPU compute cluster (Darwin) and a world-leading energy efficient GPU compute cluster (Wilkes). We welcome users from all disciplines within the University and of all levels of experience. The HPCS also provides one component of the DiRAC distributed supercomputing facility funded by STFC.

HPC Service news


Service status: down for relocation

Phase 2 - suspension of service will take place at 08:00 Thursday 29th January.

Phase 1 - reduction in service will take place at 08:00 Friday 23rd January.

The HPCS is relocating to the West Cambridge Data Centre at the end of January. Please see the move page for more information.