1. Introduction

This guide is designed to be a reference for users of the high-performance computing (HPC) facility: ARCHER. It provides all the information needed to access the system, transfer data, manage your resources (disk and compute time), submit jobs, compile programs and manage your environment.

1.1 Acknowledging ARCHER

You should use the following phrase to acknowledge ARCHER in all research outputs that have used the facility:

This work used the ARCHER UK National Supercomputing Service (http://www.archer.ac.uk).

You should also tag outputs with the keyword ARCHER whenever possible.

For eCSE Projects, please use the following phrase:

This work was funded under the embedded CSE programme of the ARCHER UK National Supercomputing Service (http://www.archer.ac.uk)

You should also tag outputs with the keyword ARCHER whenever possible.

1.2 Hardware

Details of the ARCHER hardware are available in the About ARCHER section:

1.3 Disconnected tty/terminal processes

Note that processes that are detached from a tty/terminal may be subject to termination for operational reasons. Consequently, user scripts, third-party applications and utilities such as GNU screen and tmux that may rely on such mechanisms might not operate as expected and in some cases not at all.

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