The GRC is equipped with extensive computer facilities that provide the centre with a high degree of computational performance at every level of use. At the highest level, research dedicated UNIX mainframes, consisting of eight distributed UNIX workstations, provide powerful computer platforms for CPU intensive computational analysis, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and graphical software.
In addition to this, research staff at the GRC can access ARCCA and HPC Wales services any time.
“Advanced Research Computing @ Cardiff (ARCCA) is a division within Cardiff University that provides, co-ordinates, supports and develops advanced research computing services for University researchers”.
“High Performance Computing (HPC) Wales is an innovative collaboration which gives businesses and researchers access to world-class, secure and easy to use high performance computing (HPC) technology”.