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Tag Archive for SLURM

R – Basics

Basics Step 0: To use R on the Odyssey cluster, load the appropriate version available via our module system. See the modules list for available versions. You should first have taken our Introduction to Odyssey training and be familiar with running jobs on Odyssey. Installing Packages See: R - Packages Running R Batch Jobs on Odyssey To submit R jobs to…

Convenient SLURM Commands

This page will give you a list of the commonly used commands for SLURM. Although there are a few advanced ones in here, as you start making significant use of the cluster, you'll find that these advanced ones are essential! A good comparison of SLURM, LSF, PBS/Torque, and SGE commands can be found here. Also useful: What is FairShare and…

11 Things Every RC User Should Know

1. Odyssey (Not to be confused with the epic ancient Greek poem written by Homer in the 8th century BC) Research Computing’s monster supercomputer with more than 60,000 CPUs and 14 petabytes of storage and counting. Odyssey takes on more than 1.5 million job runs per month. While the average desktop computer would take hundreds if not thousands of years…

Submitting Large Numbers of Jobs to Odyssey

Introduction Often times one will need to submit a large number of jobs to the cluster for various reasons -- to get high throughput for a big analysis, to vary parameters with one analysis, etc. This document aims to help you become more efficient and to help you take advantage of shell and SLURM resources. This will improve your work…