High Performance Computing for the West of Scotland
ARCHIE-WeSt is a regional supercomputer centre at the University of Strathclyde
dedicated to research excellence and wealth creation in the West of Scotland.
ARCHIE-WeSt operates in partnership with the Universities of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian, West of Scotland and Stirling.
The centre was established in March 2012 by a £1.6M award from the EPSRC e-Infrastructure fund to establish a regional centre of excellence in High Performance Computing. The aim of the centre is to provide High Performance Computing capability for Academia, Industry and Enterprise in the West of Scotland.
Archie comprises of over 2500 INTEL Skylake 6138 cores for distributed parallel computing, two 3TB RAM large memory nodes and 210TB of high performance GPFS storage.