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High Performance (Research) Computing

Welcome to the home page of JCU High Performance & Research Computing (HPRC, formerly HPC).

What's happening in HPC (HPC only)

MATLAB (on your computing device)

Access to MATLAB licenses (running MATLAB on your computer) does not require a HPC account.

MATLAB Installation (using HPRC licenses)

MATLAB license consumption

Access to HPC resources

Why use HPC?

Obtaining a HPC account

HPRC Desktop Software - software that can be used to access HPC resources.


Research Storage Environment 2019 and onwards

Selecting a storage resource that best fits my requirements

Selecting a compute resource that best fits my requirements



Accessing HPRC Storage from your personal computing device(s).

Information for researchers Leaving JCU

Links For New Users


HPC Storage - Appropriate use

HPRC Cluster Hardware

HPRC Software Environment (RHEL 7 Linux Cluster)

HPRC Software Environment (Windows Server)

HPRC New Users

HPRC Best Practices

HPRC - Environment Modules

PBSPro - Job Management System

HPRC PBSPro script files

Some reasons for using HPRC resources?

WARNING - Backups

WARNING - Using desktop/laptop computers for research (you should understand the risks)

HPRC Resources - Use Cases

I want a place to archive, protect, or work on all my research data

I want a resource where I can run my software with as little interruption as possible (a virtual desktop like resource)

I want to increase my computational research productivity (parallelising my computations)

I've decided to use the HPRC cluster, what software is available?

More Detailed Information

HPRC Storage Explained

Fingerprints of HPC systems' SSH keys

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