Getting started example: SLURM on Longleaf
Description: This guide will provide you with enough basic information to run straight-forward jobs on Longleaf. Please use the table of contents to access more detailed information, or email research@unc.edu with questions.   Log in to longleaf.unc.edu Log into longleaf.unc.edu using UNC credentials (UNC onyen and onyen password). ssh <onyen>@longleaf.unc.edu If you are using Linux or […]
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Research Computing Resources and Services (Boilerplate)
Description: (A downloadable PDF is here: Research_Computing_Resources_and_Services_for_Researchers_20170307) UNC-Chapel Hill recognizes that computational resources are an important part of research endeavors, and that research varies with respect to its data and processing demands, and also with respect to the need to compute, modify theories/codes, re-compute, etc..  UNC-Chapel Hill is also committed to providing a base computational resource […]
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Longleaf and Pine
Description: Longleaf is a new compute cluster designed for memory and I/O intensive, loosely coupled workloads with an emphasis on aggregate job throughput over individual job performance. In particular workloads consisting of a large quantity of jobs each requiring a single compute host are best suited to Longleaf. Pine is the purpose-built filesystem for high-throughput and […]
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Longleaf Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Description: How do I get an account on Longleaf (or Killdevil)? Why are you using SLURM rather than LSF (like we are accustomed to)? What are the details of the new filesystem location(s)? Why aren’t `/netscr` nor `/lustre` present on Longleaf? What is the queue structure on Longleaf? How do I transfer data between Research Computing […]
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Globus Connect file transfer
Description: Globus and GridFTP Globus augments in secure copy (scp/sftp) requests by automating reliable large data transfers, by resuming failed transfers, encrypts transfers and by simplifying the implementation of high-performance transfers between computing centers. The UNC Globus Connnect endpoint is called “UNC, Research Computing, Datamover” endpoint (also called uncch#unc-rc-dm endpoint). Accessible filesystems include but not limited […]
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Getting Started with Globus Connect
Description: Below are the individual steps with example screenshots regarding the setup of your Globus login account, accessing our UNC Globus endpoint named “UNC, Research Computing, Datamover” or uncch#unc-rc-dm.   There is an optional installation and configuration of your personal Globus Connect endpoint client. Globus addresses deficiencies in secure copy requests by automating large data transfers, by […]
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Installing SAS 9.4 on Windows
Description: This document provides instructions for installing the Windows version of SAS 9.4 on 7 and 8. This installation may take an hour or more. This document is written based on installing SAS 9.4 on Windows 7 64-bit version.  In this installation only the SAS Foundation was chosen to be installed.  If you choose to install […]
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Installing ArcGIS 10.x Desktop on Windows (Onyen Restricted)
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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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Setting up CCI printing on Linux
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Software Requirements Installing CCI_Printing Introduction This document walks you through the process of installing the CCI_Printing queue to enable printing from your Linux machine to any of the CCI printing stations located on campus. (Note: The residence hall locations are restricted to the residents of those buildings.) In most cases, your […]
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