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 [...]
We updated the configuration of the Matlab installations on the compute nodes in order to better manage multiple versions. Some users may need to update their existing qsub [...]
Here are some tips (some specific to ECCO/SDSx, some general) about improving performance of a typical social science analysis [...]
As previously announced, we have reduced our SAS licenses to one server on ECCO, one server on SDS. A new job submission queue (ECCO queues, SDSx queues) will route jobs to the appropriate [...]
We have made launching interactive jobs somewhat easier (it is now point-and-click for most applications), see the Step 4 - Using the SSG page. We have also posted some example instructions on how to transfer data to XSEDE resources, see Step 6.