High Performance Computing

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High Performance Computing

Georgia State offers one enterprise based high performance computing resources for researchers’ (Principle Investigators) use. Accounts must be requested by Principle Investigators (PI) who can also manage non-PI requested accounts for students. High performance computer has specific data processing storage limitations, please see resource below to learn more.

Batch Linux Computer (VELA)

Schedule and process Linux jobs rapidly using LSF in batch mode as well as being able to use an interactive queue. VELA is comprised of six IBM System x3850 X5 Servers, each of which has the following specifications.

Specifications

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux version
  • Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4850
  • 4 CPUs (10 cores per CPU), 2.0 GHz processors (with Turbo-Boost up to 2.4 GHz)
  • 512 GB RAM
  • 64-bit configuration
  • Access to 1 TB of scratch storage for jobs

Applications

  • Load Sharing Facility (LSF)
  • Gaussian
  • AMMP
  • MATLAB
  • Mathematica
  • STATA
  • SAS
  • The R Project for Statistical Computing
  • NWChem
  • Abinit
  • Gromacs
  • OpenBUGS
  • Plink
  • Dock
  • Trinity
  • VisIt
  • Blast+
  • FastQC
  • AMMP

Compilers

  • GNU Compilers – C, C++, Fortran, Java
  • PETSc
  • MPICH

Libraries

  • BLAS
  • Lapack
  • ATLAS
  • FTTW
  • Valgrind
  • NumPy
  • SciPy

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