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LONI CLuster News:

▶ QB2

Mar-2017

  • Hardware

    • no news
  • Software

    • Newly installed packages
      • Key: gnuparallel/20170122
        Description: GNU parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel using one or more computers
  • Maintenance Scheduled

    • Not scheduled
  • Known Problems

    • No impact on users

▶ Eric

Mar-2017

  • Hardware

    • No news
  • Software

    • No changes
  • Maintenance Scheduled

    • Still offline for maintenance

LSU CLuster News:

▶ SuperMIC

Mar-2017

  • Hardware

    • A "single" queue is added to the queuing system, whereas ppn is allowed to be set as 1, 2, 4, 6 and 8 cores
    • The "bigmem" queue has 3 nodes with 256GB RAM each
  • Software

    • Newly installed packages
      • Key: gnuparallel/20170122
        Description: GNU parallel is a shell tool for executing jobs in parallel using one or more computers
      • Key: swift/0.96.2
        Description: Swift is a simple scripting language for executing many instances of ordinary application programs on distributed and parallel resources.
    • Updated packages
      • Key: cuda/7.5
        Description: Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) is a parallel computing architecture developed by Nvidia for graphics processing
    • Retired packages
      • Key: globus/globus-gram5-xsede.module
  • Maintenance Scheduled

    • Not scheduled
  • Known Problems

    • At the moment, Intel Xeon Phi cards support native and offload mode, but the symmetric mode is not working properly

▶ SuperMike-II

Mar-2017

  • Hardware

    • A new queue called "shelob" is added to the queuing system
  • Software

    • No changes
  • Maintenance Scheduled

    • Not scheduled
  • Known Problems

    • No impact on users

▶ Philip

▶ Pandora

▶ Shelob

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