Infrastructure: The Beowulf Cluster


A Polite Reminder...

Please keep in mind the usage policies and nice your processes.


How to Access the Nodes

The nodes can be accessed just like any other machine. Simply use ssh to login to a machine. Once logged in, you can do pretty much anything that you can do on any typical Linux machine.


Servers

Please avoid running processes on the file servers.

Controlling/master processes can be run on one of the cluster nodes.


Parallel Programming

PVM is available on the cluster nodes.


Software Resources

The following compilers are available on the cluster:

  • C: gcc
  • C++: g++
  • Pascal: ppc386
  • FORTRAN: g77

Contact

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