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Amber 14 now available

Date: 
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 3:45pm
Supercomputer: 

Amber 14 has been installed on Oakley and Glenn; usage is via the modules amber/14 on Oakley and amber14 on Glenn.  For information on available executables and installation details see the software page for Amber or the output of the respective module help command, e.g.: module help amber/14

Jobs requesting Lustre are rejected by qsub

Date: 
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 11:30pm
Supercomputer: 

On both production clusters, we have begun rejecting jobs that request the use of Lustre or $PFSDIR in order to reduce job failures caused by the triggering of a bug that crashes the filesystem. If you have a GPFS allocation, you may if appropriate want to move your data there in order to maintain productivity while the Lustre service is in a degraded state.

2014/04 - Invited talk: MVAPICH

The April 2014 HPC Tech Talk (Tuesday, April 22th from 4-5PM) will provide some brief OSC updates, have a user-driven Q&A session, and will close with an invited talk about MPI-3 from the MVAPICH developers from The Ohio State University. To get the WebEX information and add a calendar entry, go here. Slides are available below.

Upgraded login nodes on Glenn

Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 1:30pm
Supercomputer: 

We have added two login nodes to Glenn (opt-login05 and opt-login06), which are quad-socket computers with 64 GB of RAM. These were previously used as large memory nodes on Glenn, and will provide greater resources to the shared environment on the login nodes.

ANSYS and ABAQUS module changes

Date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 12:45pm
Supercomputer: 

The ANSYS and ABAQUS modules on Glenn and Oakley have been modified to allow all users to select the base module instead of special modules, which was previously required for licensing purposes. For example, if you wish to use ANSYS 14 on Oakley, all users should load the ansys/14 module (not 14-com or 14-nimbis), and they will automatically be pointed at the correct license server.

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