Our systems and platforms
02 Mar 2012



Find out more about our available high performance computing platforms.




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​​Scafell Pike

STFC Hartree Centre

Bull Sequana X1000 supercomputer

  • ~4 Pflop/s | Intel Xeon and Xeon Phi, GPUs

    • 25,728 Intel SkyLake cores

    • 55,680 Intel Xeon Phi cores

  • Cray ClusterStor storage

  • Mellanox Infiniband interconnect

  • Direct liquid cooled computer nodes

  • Extreme Factory (XCS and XRV)

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Oxford University & STFC Hartree Centre ​

Bull Atos NVIDIA DGX1 Deep Learning supercomputer​

  • 176 NVIDIA V​100 GPUs |  Deep Learning frameworks

  • 630,784+ CUDA Cores

  • Extreme Factory (XCS and XRV)

  • Other consortium partners include: University of Edinburgh, University of Southampton, University of Sheffield, University of Bristol, Queen Mary University London, University College London, King's College London, NIVIDIA​​​

Key scientific areas include:​

  • ​Molecular modelling and material science​

  • Life sciences ​​

  • Virtual engineering and simulation​

  • Deep Learning​

Key scientific areas include:​​

  • Joint Academic Data Science Endeavour ​

  • EPSRC funded Tier-2 regional centre

  • National Deep Learning (DL) Service​

  • GPU-​enabled computing ​​​

  • DL-enabled HPC application development​

  • Prototyping and algorithm development​​​​

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STFC Hartree Centre


  • 512 POWER8 cores

  • 64 NVIDIA Kepler K80 GPUs

  • IBM ESS based solid state storage

  • Mellanox Infiniband interconnect

  • IBM FlashStorage in IB- and CAPI-attached options​

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STFC Hartree Centre

IBM POWER8 with NVLink

  • 656 POWER8 cores

  • 82 NIVIDIA Pascal P100 GPUs

  • IBM ESS GS4 storage

  • Mellanox Infiniband interconnect

  • NVMe



STFC Hartree Centre

IBM data analytics platform​

  • ​288TB

  • Custom configuration of platform according to requirements from technical assessment

  • Supports a range of IBM and open source software, including:

    • IBM BigInsights (Hortonworks)

    • IBM Streams​


​Key scientific areas include:

IROR | Innovation Return on Research

​Key scientific areas include:

IROR | Innovation Return on Research

​Key scientific areas include:

  • Transport planning
  • Healthcare
  • Financial modelling
  • Blockchain

Contact us

To discuss your specific needs and whether we could help, please co​ntact us​​.​