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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UNIX: Customizing Your Environment
Description: Changing the World around You Unix is popular with many users, especially programmers, because of the ease with which you can customize your computing environment. Within Unix you can create commands, configure various settings to make the environment suit your tastes and needs, and create helpful shortcuts for accomplishing complex tasks. These feats are primarily […]
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UNIX: Scripting
Description: Table of Contents What is Scripting? Interpreters Basic Script Creation C Shell Constructs Basic Output Variables Program Control Making Your Scripts Interactive – Input and Arguments Selecting from a List of Possibilities – switch…case Making Your Code Readable – Adding Remarks What is Scripting? UNIX is popular for a variety of reasons. One of these […]
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Unix: ne Editor
Description: General Introduction The ne editor (short for “nice editor”) is a full-screen editor available for Unix systems. It was developed by Sebastiano Vigna of the University of Milan, Italy, to provide a friendly alternative to vi , another well-known Unix editor. Thus, ne was designed to be both user friendly and powerful. It provides the […]
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