High Performance Cluster Computing

R Users and User Groups
There are several research groups that perform computations on the UB CCR cluster using the R statistical package. These groups are noted below along with r...
Fri, May 19, 2017 at 10:28 AM
Docker
We currently do not support docker on our HPC systems. There are a few security implications of running docker that we'd like to better understand befo...
Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 8:57 AM
Using SSH keys with PuTTY (Windows)
NOTE:  This is for advanced users.  You should already know how to login and transfer files to CCR before attempting to generate and use SSH keys Wh...
Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 8:22 AM
How can I list the available MATLAB toolboxes?
Use the "lstoolboxes" command to list the MATLAB toolboxes that are available (i.e. licensed) for use on UB CCR resources. $ module load matla...
Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 9:50 AM
Using SSH keys with Filezilla (Windows)
Before proceeding, users must have: 1. Generated a private/public key pair.  On Windows, there are several ways to do this.  We have documented one way usi...
Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 2:17 PM
Faculty hardware purchases for dedicated computations
In addition to CCR's large production cluster and visualization hardware which are freely available to UB and affiliated researchers, CCR maintains a w...
Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 2:11 PM
Remote Visualization in CCR OnDemand
Login to CCR OnDemand As of 11/7/17 the NICE EnginFrame portal is no longer in production.  Users must use the CCR OnDemand software Usin...
Wed, May 2, 2018 at 12:00 PM
CCR OnDemand Portal
Login to CCR OnDemand CCR OnDemand is an easy to use web-based portal that provides users access to CCR's HPC resources without the need to...
Wed, May 2, 2018 at 12:01 PM
November 2017 - changes to remote visualization capabilities
To our users of the NICE Remote Visualization portal: When testing the upgrade of the operating system on our cluster to CentOS 7.4, we discovered that ...
Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 4:32 PM
How to fix sbatch error "Batch script contains DOS line breaks"
If you receive an error message like this when trying to submit a job, it is because your batch script was edited in a Windows editor, not a unix editor.  T...
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 9:59 AM