HPC Changelog

ANSYS and ABAQUS module changes

Date: 
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 12:45pm
Supercomputer: 

The ANSYS and ABAQUS modules on Glenn and Oakley have been modified to allow all users to select the base module instead of special modules, which was previously required for licensing purposes. For example, if you wish to use ANSYS 14 on Oakley, all users should load the ansys/14 module (not 14-com or 14-nimbis), and they will automatically be pointed at the correct license server.

Operating system upgrade

Date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 5:00pm
Supercomputer: 

The operating systems on Glenn and Oakley have been updated. Glenn is now Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.10, and Oakley is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5.

Upgraded login nodes on Glenn

Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 1:30pm
Supercomputer: 

We have added two login nodes to Glenn (opt-login05 and opt-login06), which are quad-socket computers with 64 GB of RAM. These were previously used as large memory nodes on Glenn, and will provide greater resources to the shared environment on the login nodes.

CUDA 5.5 now available

Date: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:45am
Supercomputer: 

CUDA 5.5 has been installed on Oakley and Glenn, and is available by loading the cuda-5.5 module on Glenn, and the cuda/5.5 module on Oakley.

MATLAB Version Update

Date: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 11:00am
Supercomputer: 
  • Added the following versions of MATLAB to Oakley:
    • 2013b
    • 2014a

 

  • Updated the MATLAB software page to reflect system changes.

LS-TaSC now available Date:

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:00am
Supercomputer: 
  • LS-TaSC 3.0 has been installed on Oakley, and is available by loading the lstasc module on Oakley.
  • A software page had been created for LS-TaSC with more information on this package.

LS-PrePost version update

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:00am
Supercomputer: 
  • A module lspp has been created for LS-PrePost 4.0 on Oakley, and the LS-PrePost software page has been updated to reflect the change.

LS-DYNA Usermat package update

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:00am
Supercomputer: 
  • Added the following versions of LS-DYNA Usermat package to Oakley:
    • R7.0.0 (including single/double precision versions of the smp and mpp solvers)
  • Updated the LS-DYNA Usermat software page to reflect system changes.

SIESTA now available

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 11:00am
Supercomputer: 

 

  • SIESTA 3.2 has been installed on Oakley, and is available by loading the siesta module for the serial package, and siesta_par module for the parallel package.
  • A software page has been created that provides instructions for batch use of SIESTA on Oakley.

GAMESS now available

Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 4:45pm
Supercomputer: 

GAMESS 1 May 2013 (R1) has been installed on Oakley and is accessible by loading the gamess module.

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