News Items

  • HPC Cheat Sheet

    We've published a handy HPC Cheat Sheet. Download and Print it if you want a quick reference.

  • Scheduler Update: Memory Limits

    Recently, we noticed a substantial amount of nodes crashing, causing job failures. We have been investigating this issue and have determined that the problem is related to memory issues. Jobs have been filling up all available RAM and swap partitions. Under Moab and RHEL 6.5, this issue did not …

  • HPC Status Update

    We've been tuning, tweaking, and fixing the HPC since we upgraded the system in July, and we have lots of updates to report on.

  • We're Hiring (SysAdmin)!

    The RCC is hiring a systems administrator to work on our team at FSU. If you're interested, you should apply!

  • Status Report on the HPC

    Here is a few updates on the HPC, including the state of accounts, job preemption, and other items.

  • Slurm Scheduler Issues Resolved

    UPDATE 7pm : The HPC issues are resolved. Thanks for your patience. We are currently experiencing issues on the HPC where Slurm commands are not responding. Our Systems Team is working to restore the service, and we will keep you posted as soon as we resolve the issue.

  • OpenMPI: Major Memory Leak Bug

    UPDATE: Fri, Jul 24 - 9:00pm - We have completed compiling and redeploying the new version of OpenMPI. All systems are now running OpenMPI v1.8.7. We have just been notified of a major memory leak with OpenMPI v1.8.6 (the current version on the HPC). This is a likely reason that many nodes …

  • HPC Upgrade Complete

    The HPC is back online, and the new Slurm scheduler is generally available to all users. If you experience any issues submitting your jobs, or if you have questions about using Slurm, please let us know: . You may also want to refer to our online materials listed in our …

  • Upgraded Software

    Our Applications Team has been busy upgrading, recompiling, and testing software on our systems. We are pleased to provide upgraded versions of 126 packages . In addition, we are upgrading the High Performance Computing cluster to RedHat Version 7.1, which includes a new Linux kernel and many …

  • System Upgrades (including Slurm) to occur Monday, July 13

    We have scheduled our Slurm and RHEL7 upgrade to occur on Monday, July 13 through Sunday, July 19. During this time, our HPC and Spear systems will be unavailable.