Cluster Computing

Academic Cluster Hardware Specs
The UB-HPC (Academic) cluster consists of a heterogeneous set of nodes purchased over the years as grants were secured and funds became available.  We p...
Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 2:30 PM
Academic Cluster Partitions
As of June 30, 2020: The academic (UB-HPC) compute cluster is broken up into several partitions (also known as "queues") that users can reque...
Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 12:27 PM
Advanced Certificate in Computational Science
The University at Buffalo offers an Advanced (Graduate) Certificate program in computational science. The Certificate recognizes a student's special tr...
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 3:56 PM
Basic UNIX Commands
The CCR clusters are accessed through a command line interface.  Users must be able to navigate using Linux/UNIX commands.    The CCR Cheat Sheet has...
Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 10:58 AM
Batch Computing (SLURM Workload Manager)
Please watch this recording on how to use Slurm batch scheduler. (Password: CCR-HPC2020)  Batch computing involves users submitting jobs to a schedule...
Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 8:03 AM
Checkpointing and Restarting Jobs
Checkpoint saves the processes of a running application to a file.  Later the processes can be restarted from that file.  Since the maximum time a job can r...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 1:24 PM
Compiling Code
Debugging Profiling Checkpointing Compilation of Serial Code Form for compiling a serial code:  compiler -flags filename The available compilers ...
Mon, Aug 17, 2020 at 4:17 PM
Configuring your environment and private modules for use in OnDemand
Users who wish to use their own versions of software in OnDemand must configure their environment properly so OnDemand will recognize your private modules. ...
Thu, May 2, 2019 at 2:30 PM
Creating and using a group (projects) software module
The following information assumes basic knowledge of how CCR uses software modules.  If you are not familiar with this, please see introductory documentati...
Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 1:58 PM
Creating and using a personal software module
The following information assumes basic knowledge of how CCR uses software modules.  If you are not familiar with this, please see introductory documentati...
Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM