Computing Support

Computing Support


MSSL's core computing infrastructure is a cluster of Linux servers and workstations served by a 60 Tbyte, fibre-attached storage area network. The SAN has redundant file servers which run the Red Hat Global File System. In addition, workgroups support specialist scientific activities, computer-aided design by our engineers and data archives. MSSL hosts the Solar UK Research Facility.

Access to the academic SuperJANET network and the Internet is provided by a 1Gbps fibre-optic circuit to UCL. The link also supports connection between the department's premises on the UCL campus and MSSL; this provides UCL-based students with remote access to MSSL's computing facilities and databases.

Further information on computing for staff, students and other users may be found at

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