Research Computing Resources and Services (Boilerplate)
Description: 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 both to help build research programs, […]
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Longleaf Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Description: How do I get an account on Longleaf (or Dogwood)? 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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Research Computing’s Non-Sensitive Research Data FTP Site for non-onyen Collaborators
Description: This document describes Research Computing's non-sensitive data ftp site.
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Snapshots as a Backup for Research Computing NAS Filesystems
Description: This document provides a basic overview of snapshots, which is the mechanism in place for backing up files and directories in the NAS filesystems.
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Matlab – Common FAQs
Description: Table of Contents How do I install Matlab? How do I install Matlab to make Matlab check out licenses from the UNC license servers? If I have an existing installation of Matlab and receive a new PLP code, how do I apply this new code? Will Matlab run on Mac OS? Why do I receive […]
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Invoking Sander on a Research Server
Description: Setting up the Environment and Invoking Sander on a Research Server Before accessing Sander on KillDevil, the following steps should be done. If you have already setup for Sander with the “module” command (step 2), skip steps 2 & 3. If you are not sure, use step 3 to confirm after login. 1. Open a […]
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