Versions and Availability
Module Names for szip on qb2
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The information here is applicable to LSU HPC and LONI systems.
A user may choose between using /bin/bash and /bin/tcsh. Details about each shell follows.
System resource file: /etc/profile
When one access the shell, the following user files are read in if they exist (in order):
- ~/.bash_profile (anything sent to STDOUT or STDERR will cause things like rsync to break)
- ~/.bashrc (interactive login only)
When a user logs out of an interactive session, the file ~/.bash_logout is executed if it exists.
The file ~/.cshrc is used to customize the user's environment if his login shell is /bin/tcsh.
Viewing Available Modules
$ module avail
displays a list of all the modules available. The list will look something like:
The -h option to module will list all available commands.
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Types of request
- The user's home directory
- Software packages installed here will be accessible only to the user.
- It is suitable for software packages that will be used by a single user.
- Python, Perl and R modules should be installed here.
- Software packages installed in /project can be accessed by a group of users.
- It is suitable for software packages that
- Need to be shared by users from the same research group, or
- are bigger than the quota on the home file syste.
- Software packages installed under /usr/local/packages can be accessed by all users.
- It is suitable for software packages that will be used by users from multiple research groups.
- This type of request must be sent by the PI of a research group.
How to request
Please send an email to email@example.com with the following information:
- Your user name
- The name of cluster where you want to use the requested software
- The name, version and download link of the software
- Specific installation instructions if any (e.g. compiler flags, variants and flavor, etc.)
- Why the software is needed
Please note that, once the software is installed, testing and validation are users' responsibility.
About the Software
Szip compression software, providing lossless compression of scientific data - Homepage: http://www.hdfgroup.org/doc_resource/SZIP/
Szip is a stand-alone library that is configured as an optional filter in HDF5. Depending on which Szip library is used (encoder enabled or decode-only), an HDF5 application can create, write, and read datasets compressed with Szip compression, or can only read datasets compressed with Szip. For detailed usage information, please refer to the links in the Resources section.
Last modified: September 10 2020 11:58:50.