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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Research Computing Application – SecureCRT
Description: Overview SecureCRT is a Windows software package that provides secure remote access with a terminal interface to UNIX and Linux servers from Windows PC’s. SecureCRT, made by Van Dyke Technologies, includes support for the SSH protocol. SecureCRT is available to students, faculty, and staff in accordance with the Non-Commercial license agreement found on the UNC […]
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Scientific Application – BLAST
Description: Overview BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) is a set of similarity search programs for exploring the available sequence databases regardless of whether the query is protein or DNA. These well-known applications are written and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). A reworked version of Blast based on the NCBI C++ Toolkit […]
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Scientific Application – SOLAR
Description: Overview SOLAR is an extensive, flexible software package for genetic variance components analysis, including linkage analysis, quantitative genetic analysis, SNP association analysis (QTN and QTLD), and covariate screening. Operations are included for calculation of marker-specific or multipoint identity-by-descent (IBD) matrices in pedigrees of arbitrary size and complexity, and for linkage analysis of multiple quantitative traits […]
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Setting User Preferences in the VCL
Description: Setting Email Preferences The VCL can send email notifications for events such as when reservation requests are ready, when they are about to expire, or when a reservation fails for some reason. You can elect to receive these emails or not receive them if you wish. Click User Preferences Click General Preferences Select the radio […]
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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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Mathematical and Statistical Application – Mathematica – Installation – Windows network licenses
Description: Using the license servers of UNC If you plan to install Mathematica on an Microsoft Windows Server on the UNC-CH campus, we strongly recommend that you use the license servers of Research Computing,, to get licenses to run Mathematica. As long as your server is connected to the UNC-CH network, you can use this […]
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How do I find out what release of SAS I’m using?
Description: How do I find out what release of SAS I’m using? You can find the SAS Release designation in the notes that appear in your SAS Log when you invoke SAS. For example, the following notes show that SAS Release 9.1 TS1M3 is running: NOTE: Copyright (c) 2002-2003 by SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA.NOTE: […]
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Mathematical and Statistical Application – Maple
Description: Table of Contents Overview Installation Setting up the environment and invoking from a Research Computing server FAQs Useful links Additional help Overview Maple is a comprehensive computer system for advanced symbolic mathematics. It includes facilities for interactive algebra, calculus, discrete mathematics, graphics, numerical computation and many other areas of mathematics. It also provides a unique […]
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SAS FAQ – How do you apply your SAS license file to renew your current 9.2/9.3/9.4 installation?
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Instructions Additional Help Introduction Starting with SAS 9.2, 9.3 or 9.4, SAS uses a file called SAS Installation Data (SID) to guide through the process of renewing. This page shows how to renew SAS based on a sid.txt file. To renew your SAS licenses, just follow the steps below. Note: You […]
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