When within the Cornell campus network, you can now monitor the cluster (and your jobs) at http://ecco.vrdc.cornell.edu/. We are still working on making it available from off-campus. Note that you can also access this webpage when logged on to ECCO itself (within the NX session), which may help those who are off-campus. Alternatively, access it through the Cornell VPN.
Our newest node has been put into the job queue (1TB of RAM), see this page for more details.
The Globusonline.org site has posted the following information regarding changes to their website and services (Globus Online can be used to transfer files to and from ECCO)
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We have successfully upgraded three of our (older, general purpose) compute nodes:
- compute-0-0 and compute-0-1 now have 144 GB
- compute-0-2 now has 212GB
This will allow users to run bigger jobs. Your job submissions should not request specific nodes; you should only request the memory that is needed - jobs will be allocated appropriately to machines.
While the VirtualRDC hosts the SIPP Synthetic Beta on the Synthetic Data Server (SDS), the very related SIPP is the focus of a workshop organized by our frequent partners in research at the Triangle Census Research Network node, being held as a three-day workshop February 28 - March 2, 2014, in in Durham NC. Continue reading →