ShARC will be decommissioned on the 30th of November 2023, after which time users will no longer be able to access that cluster and any jobs running or queueing at that time will be cancelled.

Please see our page of important info about ShARC’s decommissioning.


ScaLAPACK is a library of high-performance linear algebra routines for parallel distributed memory machines. ScaLAPACK solves:

  • Dense and banded linear systems

  • Least squares problems

  • Eigenvalue problems

  • Singular value problems


ScaLAPACK can be activated in several ways.

To load ScaLAPACK plus

run one of the following:

module load ScaLAPACK/2.0.2-gompi-2019b
module load ScaLAPACK/2.0.2-gompi-2019a-OpenBLAS-0.3.5
module load ScaLAPACK/2.0.2-gompi-2018b-OpenBLAS-0.3.1
module load ScaLAPACK/2.0.2-gompic-2019b
module load ScaLAPACK/2.0.2-gompic-2019a-OpenBLAS-0.3.5

Note that all load OpenBLAS, despite the change in the module naming convention for more recent toolchains.