How do I install my own Python and modules?

We suggest you to install Anaconda in your home directory. Anaconda is a high performance distribution of Python and R and includes over 100 of the most popular Python, R and Scala packages for data science. 1. Install Anaconda 2.7 # module add gcc/4.8.5 Get the Anaconda 2.7 from https://www.continuum.io/downloads # chmod u+x [The downloaded […]

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How do I install my own R packages?

1. Create a directory “R_libs” in your home and then export to your BASH environment. # mkdir /home/[your_user_id]/R_libs # cd /home/[your_user_id]/R_libs # export R_LIBS=”/home/[your_user_id]/R_libs” 2. Include the R module of Jade # module add gcc/4.9.3  # module add bzip2/1.0.6/gcc/4.9.3 # module add pcre/8.39/gcc/4.9.3 # module add zlib/1.2.8/gcc/4.9.3 # module add xz/5.2.2/gcc/4.9.3 # module add libcurl/7.49.1/gcc/4.9.3 […]

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How can I install specific version of Perl and module in my home directory?

Please use the following steps to install Perl and module in your home directory: 1. Check the currently verion of Perl # perl -v This is perl, v5.10.1 (*) built for x86_64-linux-thread-multi …… 2. Install Perlbrew # curl -L http://xrl.us/perlbrewinstall | bash # source ~/perl5/perlbrew/etc/bashrc 3. You may need to add the following red line in […]

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How can I contribute to HPC cluster?

ICTO encourages to contribute your resources to enlarge the capacity and performance of HPC Cluster. You can consider to purchase your own servers or GPU accelerators according to the specification defined by ICTO and then join HPC cluster. In addition, although ICTO will provide start-up storage space for each user, some users may require larger […]

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What is the queuing and scheduling scheme in HPC?

HPC ‘Jade’ runs under the control of a queue management system which is SLURM (Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management). SLURM is similar to most other queue systems. You write a batch script and submit it to the queue manager. The queue manager then schedules your job to run on the designated queue (called PARTITION in […]

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Do you know the important commands of “modules” in HPC?

In order to manipulate the modules, you can issue the following commands after you login. Commands Brief Explanation module avail show available modules. module whatis show all available modules with its description. module list show which modules are currently loaded. module load pkg load the module named pkg. module load pkg/version load a specific version […]

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What is Environment “modules” in HPC?

In order to use the above software, it is necessary to configure the relating environment variables for compilers and libraries so that searching paths are correct, corresponding libraries can be linked up, license servers can be connected, etc. To make it easily for you to select and switch between different software packages, ‘modules’ (modules.sourceforge.net) has […]

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