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iridium_cluster:testnodes [2015/01/21 10:35]
florido [Local disk space on the test nodes]
iridium_cluster:testnodes [2015/09/25 08:42] (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 ====
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 +The cluster offers you various tools, among these [[:​it_tips:​screen|Screen]] and the usual ''​nohup''​ command to detach from terminal output.
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 +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 space available 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.1421836520.txt.gz · Last modified: 2015/01/21 10:35 by florido