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Running jobs

Overview

A brief overview of how to run jobs on Edison. Read More »

Interactive Jobs

Interactive jobs may be run on Edison by requesting resources from the batch system. "salloc -p debug -N " is the basic command to request interactive resources. Read More »

Batch Jobs

Batch script options. Read More »

Example Batch Scripts

Sample batch scripts for MPI, OpenMP, hybrid applications and various workflows. Read More »

Edison Queues and Policies

Users submit jobs to a partition and wait in line until nodes become available to run a job. NERSC's queue structures are intended to be fair and to allow jobs of various sizes to run efficiently. Note that the intended use of each system differs. Edison's purpose is to run large jobs, so the queue policy significantly favors large jobs using more than 682 nodes. If your workload requires smaller jobs (using less than 682 nodes), we encourage you to run on Cori Phase I, which is intended for… Read More »

Using OpenMP with MPI

This page describes how to compile and rum hybrid MPI/OpenMP applications. Read More »

Memory Considerations

Here's what you can do if you run out of memory. Read More »

Trouble Shooting and Error Messages

Common error messages and solutions. Read More »

Edison Completed Jobs

See a list of recently completed Edison jobs. Read More »

How Usage Is Charged

When a job runs on a NERSC MPP system charges accrue against one of the user's repository allocations. Read More »