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Viewing entries posted in October 2016

A Brief Primer on the SLURM Scheduler

October 17, 2016 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker

Edison is the only NERSC supercomputer currently available to users, so it is unusually oversubscribed. This has led to long wait times for many users, and a number of questions to NERSC consulting about the poor throughput many users are getting. Users often wonder whether the scheduler is working properly.

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Science Gateways Moving to Berkeley Hardware: Test Your Site!

October 7, 2016 by Annette Greiner

We are in the final phases of moving NERSC science gateway infrastructure from the Oakland Scientific Facility (OSF) to the Computational Research and Theory building (Wang Hall) at the LBNL campus. We are using this opportunity to migrate science gateway applications to new hardware. This move will enable us to more easily maintain the gateway infrastructure and will help ensure smooth growth of our gateway services going forward.

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