Announcements

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 11th May

In this newsletter:

  • KAUST-AMD GPU Computing Workshop
  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: Checklist before using Shaheen from a remote location for a long period
  • Follow us on Twitter and Youtube
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

KAUST-AMD GPU Computing Workshop

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 6th May

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: scratch vs project
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 22nd April

In this newsletter:

  • Data Centre and Shaheen Maintenance, 22-29 April 2021
  • New release of Programming Environment update on Shaheen: cdt/21.02
  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: Compiler optimization diagnostics
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Data Centre and Shaheen Maintenance, 22-29 April 2021

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 15th April

In this newsletter:

  • Data Centre and Shaheen Maintenance, 22-29 April 2021
  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: Fix memory problems by increasing the number of nodes
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Data Centre and Shaheen Maintenance, 22-29 April 2021

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 8th April

In this newsletter:

  • Data Centre and Shaheen Maintenance, 22-29 April 2021
  • RCAC meeting
  • Upcoming training
  • Tip of the week: Distributed Copy
  • Upcoming Training
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Data Centre and Shaheen Maintenance, 22-29 April 2021

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 1st April

In this newsletter:

  • Data Centre and Shaheen Maintenance, 22-29 April 2021
  • Saudi HPC/AI 2021
  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: Advance capture of the termination of a SLURM Job
  • Upcoming Training
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Data Centre and Shaheen Maintenance, 22-29 April 2021

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 25th March

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: Using common directory for complex workflows
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 18th March

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Shaheen Maintenance: 23rd of March and end of April
  • Tip of the week: MPI 3.0 Neighborhood Collectives
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 11th March

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Shaheen Maintenance: 23rd of March and end of April
  • Network ACI Fabric and downlinks upgrade by IT on Friday, 12 March 2021, 8:00AM to 10:00PM
  • Tip of the week: Arm Forge tools
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 4th March

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Shaheen Maintenance: 23rd of March and end of April
  • Application License Server Maintenance by IT on Thursday, 4 March 2021, 8.00 PM to 4:00 AM 5 March
  • AI users survey
  • Tip of the week: Use “timeout” command to automatically restart jobs
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Shaheen Maintenance: 23rd of March and April

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 25th February

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Shaheen Maintenance: 23rd of March and April
  • Seminar on Performance and Debugging Analysis Tools. March 3rd 2021.
  • AI users survey
  • Tip of the week: MPICH_STATS_DISPLAY
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Shaheen Maintenance: 23rd of March and April

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 18th February

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • AI users survey
  • Tip of the week: Writing simple functions in bash shell
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 11th February

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • AI users survey
  • Tip of the week: MATLAB on Neser
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 4th February

In this newsletter:

  • Application License Server Maintenance by IT on Feb. 4th
  • RCAC meeting
  • AI users survey
  • Intel AI workshop
  • Tip of the week: Cross compilation
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Application License Server Maintenance by IT on Thursday, 4 February 2021, 8.00 PM to 4:00 AM 5 February

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 28th January 2021

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Shaheen 101 Tutorial
  • AI users survey
  • Intel AI workshop
  • Tip of the week: Verbose Mode of ssh and scp
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 21st January 2021

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • AI users survey
  • Intel AI workshop
  • Tip of the week: Substring search option of module command
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 14th January 2021

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: Recalling and labeling previous bash commands
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 7th January 2021

In this newsletter:

  • Maintenance Session
  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: CrayPE multi-thread compilers options
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Maintenance Session

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 10th December 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week
  • Support during holiday period
  • Next maintenance session
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 3rd December 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Seminar on Overview on HPC Numerical Libraries & Success Stories
  • Tip of the week: How to use Burst Buffer in your application
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 26th November 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Application License Server Maintenance by IT on Thursday, 26th November 2020, 8.00 PM to 4:00 AM 27th November
  • Maintenance Session
  • 7th KAUST-NVIDIA Workshop on Accelerating Scientific Applications using GPUs
  • Seminar on Overview on HPC Numerical Libraries & Success Stories
  • Tip of the week: Exclusive option for job step
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 19th November 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Maintenance Session
  • 7th KAUST-NVIDIA Workshop on Accelerating Scientific Applications using GPUs
  • Tip of the week: Improve working efficiency by using alias
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 12th November 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Maintenance Session
  • Tip of the week: Singularity Pull
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 5th November 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: Shaheen Job Script Generator
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 29th October 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Intel® oneAPI Toolkits Introduction – Programming Framework for heterogenous environments
  • Tip of the week: Converge
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 22nd October 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: Advanced and Scientific Support at KSL
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 15th October 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Tip of the week: How to get more memory for my job?
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 8th October 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the week: Expand Columns of sacct output
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 1st October 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • Application License Server Maintenance by IT on Thursday, 1st October 2020, 8.00 PM to 4:00 AM 2nd October
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the week: Running DDT in batch mode
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 22nd September 2020

In this newsletter:

  • Saudi National Day
  • RCAC meeting
  • Application License Server Maintenance by IT on Thursday, 1st October 2020, 8.00 PM to 4:00 AM 2nd October
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the week: Customising ssh
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Saudi National Day

The 23rd and 24th September are KAUST holidays to celebrate Saudi National Day. We will be back to work on 27th September.

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 17th September 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the week: Processing large data sets on Shaheen
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

The project submission deadline for the next RCAC meeting is 30th September 2020. Please note that the RCAC meetings are held once per month. Projects received on or before the submission

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 10th September 2020

In this newsletter:

  • Shaheen 101 training: September 17th, 2020
  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Reduce the I/O wait time with IOBUF
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Shaheen 101 Training: September 17th, 2020

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 3rd September 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST Research Team Wins Best Paper Award at EuroPar'2020
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Parsing the jobid for dependencies
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 27th August 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • KSL Training
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: I/O Intensive Applications
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 20th August 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Do a scalability test before launching a series of calculations
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 13th August 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week:
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 29th July 2020

In this newsletter:

  • System Maintenance
  • Application License Server Maintenance by IT
  • EID Holiday
  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Filtering jobs in squeue
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

System Maintenance

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 23rd July 2020

In this newsletter:

  • System Maintenance
  • EID Holiday
  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Using Burst Buffer for Complex Workflows
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

System Maintenance

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 16th July 2020

In this newsletter:

  • System Maintenance
  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Making the best support request
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

System Maintenance

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 9th July 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Transferring large files with GLOBUS
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 2nd July 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Detecting memory leaks and errors with Valgrind4hpc tool
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

RCAC meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 25th June 2020

In this newsletter:

  • Programming Environment update on Shaheen in June 2020
  • RCAC Meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Submitting Many Jobs At Once
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 18th June 2020

In this newsletter:

  • Maintenance Session 22nd June
  • RCAC Meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Memory report
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Maintence Session 22nd June

Shaheen will be unavailable to run jobs for approximately 1 hour from 09:00 on the 22nd June to allow for an urgent update of the Slurm job scheduler.

 

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 11th June 2020

In this newsletter:

  • Maintenance Session 22nd June
  • KAUST Reasearch Team Wins 2020 GSC Award at ISC20
  • RCAC Meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Fine tuning of job arrays
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Maintence Session 22nd June

Shaheen will be unavailable to run jobs for approximately 1 hour from 09:00 on the 22nd June to allow for an urgent update of the Slurm job scheduler.

 

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 4th June 2020

In this newsletter:

  • Application License Server Maintenance by IT
  • RCAC Meeting
  • Sixth KAUST-ANSYS Workshop
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: Why is my job still pending in the queue?
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

Application License Server Maintenance by IT on Thursday, 4th June 2020, 8.00 PM to 4:00 AM 5th June

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 21st May 2020

In this newsletter:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics on Shaheen
  • RCAC Meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week: The environment variable KAUST_FACILITY
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 14th May 2020

In this newsletter:

  • RCAC Meeting
  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • Tip of the Week:Creating & controling your module environment
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 7th May 2020

In this newsletter:

  • System Maintenance
  • RCAC Meeting
  • Tip of the Week: Backup your important data from /scratch regularly
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

System Maintenance

The maintenance session scheduled from 08:00 on Monday 11th May until 17:00 on Wednesday 13th May has now been cancelled. We will however be taking the opportunity to run some large scale jobs on Monday.

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 30th April 2020

In this newsletter:

  • KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19
  • System Maintenance
  • RCAC Meeting
  • Tip of the Week: Launching Containers on Shaheen
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

KAUST supercomputer Shaheen II joins the fight against COVID-19

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 23rd April 2020

In this newsletter:

  • System Maintenance
  • RCAC Meeting
  • Tip of the Week: Cancelling a running job by its name
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Previous Announcements
  • Previous Tips

 

System Maintenance

The next maintenance session will take place from 08:00 on Monday 11th May until 17:00 on Wednesday 13th May. There will be no access to the system during this period.

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