Prior to using HPC you will need to register for an account.  We aim to setup all new accounts within 2 working days.

IMPORTANT NOTEYou will have to be connected to the UEA campus network to connect. To achieve this connect first to the UEA vpn - vpn.uea.ac.uk

Further guidance for VPN connections for your device is available from the online wiki.

If you wish to request for some additional software to be installed on the cluster please complete this form.

New HPC cluster

During the summer of 2015 a new HPC cluster was introduced to the UEA. The new cluster then consisted of a total of 141 compute nodes, providing a total core count of 2,560. During Jan/Feb of 2017 the cluster was then extended to a total core count of.

Hardware specifications:

152 x Ethernet Nodes

Model: Fujitsu CX2250
Cores: 16
Memory: 64Gb
CPU: Haswell E5-2670v3 (8C/16T 2.60 GHz)

40 x Haswell Infiniband Nodes
Model: Fujitsu CX2250
Cores: 24
Memory: 128Gb
CPU: Haswell E5-2670v3 (12/C24T 2.30 GHZ)

36 x Broadwell Infiniband Nodes
Model: Fujitsu CX2250
Cores: 28
Memory: 128Gb
CPU: Broadwell E5-2680 v4 @ 2.40GHz

8 x GPU nodes
Model: PY CX2570
Cores: 24
Memory: 128Gb
CPU: Haswell E5-2670v3 (12C/24T 2.30GHz)

2 x Huge Memory Nodes
Model: Fujitsu
Cores: 16
Memory: 512GB
CPU: Haswell E5-2670v4