Getting Started on KillDevil
Description: Table of Contents Introduction System Information Getting an Account Logging In Directory Spaces Mass Storage Development and Application environment Applications available Software Development Tools Compiling Job Submission Transferring Files Using Tar to Archive FAQs Additional Help Introduction The KillDevil cluster is a Linux-based computing system available to researchers across the campus. With more than 9600 […]
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Killdevil
Description: Hardware Dell blade-based Linux Cluster Largely focused on parallel and GPGPU computing Machine Name: killdevil.its.unc.edu Two Login Nodes 604 Compute Nodes: 48GB RAM 68 Compute Nodes: 96GB RAM 2 Compute Nodes: 1TB RAM 32 GPU compute nodes with 64 Nvidia Tesla GPU cards Access to 15TB NetApp NAS RAID array used for scratch mounted as […]
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LSF – Types of Clusters
Description: Table of Contents Overview Additional help Overview An LSF cluster can contain both servers and clients. Servers are execution hosts. They run the jobs that you submit to queues. Client hosts do not run jobs themselves but allow you to submit jobs to the servers. At Research Computing, we have two clusters KillDevil You can […]
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LSF – Types of Queues
Description: Table of Contents Overview Getting more information about the queues Additional help Overview The LSF queues implement our job scheduling and control policies. Different clusters have different queues associated with them. On clusters which have “patrons” type queues (see the following paragraph) there will be a queue named “idle” which all users may access. There […]
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LSF – Submitting Jobs
Description: Table of Contents Overview Submitting Jobs More bsub options Submitting jobs using wrapper scripts Submitting parallel jobs Additional help Overview This document covers how to submit jobs to Research Computing servers using the LSF command “bsub”. Note: Jobs running outside the LSF queues will be killed. The logon privileges of users who repeatedly run jobs […]
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LSF (Load Sharing Facility)
Description: Table of Contents Overview Learn more Additional help Overview We use LSF (Load Sharing Facility) from Platform Computing, Inc. for job management. It helps us balance the workload on our central computational servers while giving you access to the software and hardware you need to get your work done regardless of where you are logged […]
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LSF – Monitoring and Controlling Jobs
Description:   Table of contents Overview bjobs bhist bhosts bpeek bkill bstop bresume Additional help Overview With LSF a number of commands are at your disposal to control the job status and monitor the progress of your submitted jobs. Below are some of the most useful LSF commands. To learn more about any of the commands […]
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