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[ECCO] [SDS] Testing an upgrade of Rstudio

ECCO and SDS users of Rstudio may have noticed that our install of Rstudio is fairly old. This is a technical constraint, as the most recent versions of Rstudio require more modern operating systems (we still run CentOS 6).

We have a new way of invoking Rstudio, but have not fully tested whether it can [...]

[ECCO] [SDS] Nomachine access to our servers: please continue to use v5 clients, and do not upgrade to v6

On November 15, 2017, Nomachine S.a r.L. released a new version of the Nomachine client, v6. That version removes the access protocol in use for ECCO and SDS, and will, under no circumstances, work with our systems. Users should continue to use any installed v5 client, and new users should not download the v6 client [...]

[ECCO] [SDS] Update to Anaconda Python (2.1.0 -> 4.0.0)

We have updated the Anaconda Python environment from 2.1.0 to Anaconda [...]

[ECCO] [SDS] Texstudio editor upgraded

We've upgraded TexStudio to version 2.11.

[SDS] [ECCO] Graphical utility to query qstat

Users are often a bit confused about how to identify what the load on a job submission system is, what's in the queue, and why is my job not working. ECCO and SDSx both run a job submission system (qsub-compatible). From the command line,'qstat' will give you all the necessary information, and with qdel, you [...]