KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 3rd August

Neser Last Day of Operation

Please note this system will be decommissioned on 30th November 2016.

After this date all data in /project and /home will be deleted. Please ensure that you have transferred any data you wish to retain.

Shaheen unavailable Sunday 7th August

Shaheen will be unavailable from 08:30 on 7th August for approximately 4 hours whilst it is being rebooted.

Tip of the Week: Some useful SLURM commands

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Inside the jobscript for "sbatch":
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To receive email notification about your job status:
#SBATCH --mail-type=ALL
#SBATCH --mail-user=YourEmailAddress
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To use 72hours queue:
#SBATCH --partition=72hours
#SBATCH --qos=72hours
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On the command line:
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"squeue"
"squeue -u YourUserName"
"squeue -u YourUserName -i"
"squeue -n TheJobName"
"squeue -t Running" or "squeue -t Pending"
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"scancel JobID" (To cancel the job with the ID of JobID)
"scancel -u YourUserName" (To cancel all your jobs)
"scancel -u YourUserName -i" (To cancel your jobs interactively)
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"sinfo" (Ti check node availability)
"sinfo -T" (To check reservation information)
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"sacct"
"sacct -u YourUserName -S2016-07-03-11:40 -E2016-07-12-12:00"
"sacct -u YourUserName --format=jobid,jobname,user,submit,start,end,state ,NNodes,CPUTimeRAW,comment"
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"scontrol show job JobIDs"
"scontrol show node NodeIDs"
"scontrol show hostname nid000[1-3]"
"scontrol show hostlist nid00001,nid00002,nid00003"
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Find more useful information by:
man sbatch
man squeue
man scancel
man sinfo
man sacct
man scontrol
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