Announcements

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 18th May 2016

Maintenance Session Tuesday 31st May

The next maintenance session will be on Tuesday 31st May from 09:00 until 17:00. There will be no access to the system during this period.

Running watch on squeue

Some users are running a watch on squeue to monitor their jobs.

Please refrain from doing this as it places an increased load on the job scheduler.

If you need notice when a job is starting you can ask Slurm to do this within your job submission file, as follows:

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 11th May 2016

Shaheen II power uncapped

Shaheen II power will be uncapped this weekend (Thursday 5:00 PM until Sunday 8:00 AM). Around 4,000 nodes will be available. The remaining 2,000 nodes will be drained and not available. This is to allow performance tuning and code execution without power restrictions on compute nodes. This session is open to all Shaheen II users.

 

RCAC Meeting

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 4th May 2016

XSEDE HPC Workshop: OpenMP

The registration page for the XSEDE HPC Monthly Workshop Series - 10th May - OpenMP session is up. The portal registration page can be found here:
https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/488/sessi...

If there is enough interest, KSL will investigate the possibility of streaming this evening course live at the Library computer room starting at 6pm.

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 27th April 2016

RCAC Meeting:

The project submission deadline for the next RCAC meeting is 30th April 2016. Please note that the RCAC meetings are held once per month. Projects received on or before this deadline will be included in the agenda for the next RCAC meeting, scheduled to be held on 26th May 2016.

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 20th April 2016

RCAC Meeting:

The project submission deadline for the next RCAC meeting is 30th April 2016. Please note that the RCAC meetings are held once per month. Projects received on or before this deadline will be included in the agenda for the next RCAC meeting, scheduled to be held on 26th May 2016.

 

Tip of the week: Performance analysis in 10 steps

1) Connect to Shaheen II with -X:ssh -X username@shaheen.hpc.kaust.edu.sa

2) Load/unload the following modules:

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 13th April 2016

KSL Workshop Series: Introduction to performance tools on the Cray XC40 supercomputer Shaheen II

Sunday, April 17
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Sea view room, Level 3, University Library

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 23rd March 2016

Maintenance Session Sunday 27th to Tuesday 29th March

The next maintenance session is scheduled to take place from 08:00 on Sunday 27th March until 17:00 on Tuesday 29th March. Please note that this is an extended outage to enable us to test some large scale code that was deferred to avoid disruption to other users and also to install the latest patches and compiler environment.

RCAC Meeting

The project submission deadline for the next RCAC meeting is 31st March 2016. Please note that the RCAC meetings are held once per month.

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 24th February 2016

XSEDE HPC Workshop: OpenACC

The registration page for the XSEDE HPC Monthly Workshop Series - March 8th - OpenACC session is up.
The portal registration page can be found here:

https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/461/sessi...

If there is enough interest, KSL will investigate the possibility of streaming this course live in the Library computer room on the 8th of March.

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 17th February 2016

The Third Annual Workshop on "Accelerating Scientific Applications Using GPUs"

The KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory is co-organizing with NVIDIA, a leader in accelerated computing, a one day workshop on accelerating scientific applications using GPUs on Tuesday February 23rd, 2016 in the auditorium between building 2 and 3. To register to the event, please click here

KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 10th February 2016

Annual Power Maintenance

Due to the annual power maintenance in the data centre, all of the systems will be unavailable from 08:00 on Thursday 11th February until approximately 10:00 on Monday 15th February.

Please note that the system will not be available to run jobs from 15:00 today as it has been reserved to run large scale jobs that were deferred to avoid disruption to other users.

Shaheen Storage

A reminder of the polices in place for Shaheen storage:

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