High Performance Computing at SLAC
21 May 1999
This page contains pointers to various pieces of information about the UNIX
If you wish to use a significant amount of UNIX Compute Farm resources, please
contact Randy Melen, the High Performance Computing team leader in SCS, to
discuss the resources you will need, your schedule, and how your request will
be balanced with the request from other researchers. He can be contacted at
650/926-2841 or at email@example.com.
2-Minute Intro to SCS UNIX CPU Farm
- This is a quick start to using the UNIX CPU compute farm.
Introduction to SCS UNIX CPU Farm
- This is a not-yet-completed introduction to the compute farm. Nevertheless it has useful information and more pointers to in-depth information.
Schematic of SCS UNIX CPU Farm, April 1996
- This is a schematic diagram of the UNIX CPU Compute Farm, circa April 1996.
Advanced Compute Farm Use
LSF User's Guide
- This is a guide to all of the available LSF batch features.
LSF Reference Guide
- This is a reference to all of the available LSF batch features.
LSF Programmer's Guide
- This is a reference manual to the programming interface for all of the
available LSF batch features.
LSF Parallel User's Guide
- This is a guide to the parallel programming features of LSF batch.
Where to go for Assistance
The compute farm is the responsibility of the High Performance Compute team in
SCS. If you have questions about the batch system, contact
Neal Adams, firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about staging and tape access should be directed to Bill Weeks, email@example.com. If you're not sure who to ask,
contact the team leader, Randy Melen, firstname.lastname@example.org.
* This link is only accessible to SLAC nodes.