Getting Started on KillDevil
Description: Table of Contents Introduction System Information Getting an Account Logging In Cluster Usage Charges 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 […]
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What software is available for use on KillDevil?
Description: What software is available for use on KillDevil? A list of available mathematical and statistical software supported by Research Computing group is available from the Mathematical and Statistical Applications page. In addition to those packages, many other software packages and tools provided in our AFS package space can be used on KillDevil. Available packages are […]
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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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Computing with the GPU nodes on Killdevil
Description: Table of Contents Accessing the nodes and the CUDA environment Configuration Tools Additional Resources Accessing the nodes and the CUDA environment To set up the CUDA environment make sure you load the CUDA module. Use the module avail command to see the currently available modules. For example to load the CUDA 4.2 environment module add […]
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Research Computing: Cluster Comparisons
Description: Table of Contents Introduction KillDevil VCL Points of Comparison Sample Use Cases Additional help Introduction Research Computing makes available three clusters (Longleaf, and KillDevil) and the Virtual Computing Lab (VCL). Each cluster has its own “character,” i.e., strengths and weaknesses. All three are general purpose clusters and there is no “right” or “wrong” cluster to […]
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Modules Approach to Software Management
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Initialization on Longleaf More Module commands on Longleaf Initialization on KillDevil More Module commands on KillDevil Introduction For Longleaf and KillDevil we have implemented “modules” utility to manage the user environment for different software versions. The distinct advantage of the modules approach is that the user is no longer required to […]
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