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iridium_cluster:testnodes [2015/01/21 11:35]
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iridium_cluster:testnodes [2015/09/25 10:42] (current)
florido [Setup the work environment]
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 :​!:​**NOTE:​** do NOT add these scripts to ''​.bashrc''​ as suggested previously or you will not be able to rsync/scp. Contents of ''​.bashrc''​ are NOT supposed to generate output, but unfortunately some of these scripts do. :​!:​**NOTE:​** do NOT add these scripts to ''​.bashrc''​ as suggested previously or you will not be able to rsync/scp. Contents of ''​.bashrc''​ are NOT supposed to generate output, but unfortunately some of these scripts do.
  
-The following are active now+:!: **NEW!** 20150923 :!: All the environments should be enabled using ''​modules''​. This will also work with the batch system. The previous solution didn'​t. Please update your scripts. 
-^ Environment | Script ​to run | Description | +^ Environment | Commands ​to run | Description | 
-ATLAS Experiment environment | ''​setupATLAS''​ | Will setup all the needed environment variables for ATLAS experiment, and present a selection of other environments ​that the user can setup. | +List existing ​environments | <​code ​bash>module avail</​code>​ | Will show a list of available environments. To enable one, execute the command <​code>​module load <name of environment></​code>​ More info on modules on http://​modules.sourceforge.net/ ​
-^ Various other environments through //​module// ​| <​code>​module avail</​code>​ | Will show a list of available environments. To enable one, execute the command <​code>​module load <name of environment></​code>​ More info on modules on http://​modules.sourceforge.net/​ |+^ ATLAS Experiment environment | <code bash>​module load enableATLAS;​ 
 +setupATLAS</​code>​ | Will setup all the needed environment variables for ATLAS experiment, and present a selection of other environments that the user can setup. ​|
  
 +==== Keeping your session alive and your work running even if you disconnect ====
 +
 +The cluster offers you various tools, among these [[:​it_tips:​screen|Screen]] and the usual ''​nohup''​ command to detach from terminal output.
 +
 +However, I personally suggest a tool called byobu, that is essentially Screen or Tmux on steroids.
 +You can read about it here:
 +https://​help.ubuntu.com/​community/​Byobu
  
 ==== Local disk space on the test nodes ==== ==== Local disk space on the test nodes ====
  
-Every node has a local ''/​tmp''​ temporary disk space that can be used for computations. The contents of such space will be deleted regularly. Users can put any sort of data there. Currently the partition ​is 300GB.+Every node has a local ''/​tmp''​ temporary disk space that can be used for computations. The contents of such space will be deleted regularly. Users can put any sort of data there. Currently the space available ​is 300GB. 
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iridium_cluster/testnodes.1421836506.txt.gz · Last modified: 2015/01/21 11:35 by florido