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This table provides information on how to use the JUROPA / HPC-FF cluster for interactive and batch jobs.

Quick IntroductionProvides essential information on how to login to the cluster and compile, write batch script and submit a job
Access/EnvironmentLists more detailed information about login and user environment
UNICOREProvides information about how to access JUROPA with UNICORE
Parallel Tools PlatformTutorial on using PTP for developing parallel applications on JUROPA
Compile and ExecuteDetailed description on how to compile and execute MPI C, C++ and FORTRAN programs
Compiler DefaultsOverview on current and future compiler versions and version defaults
SMTDescription on how to use Simultaneous Multi-Threading (SMT) on JUROPA/HPC-FF
Parallel Performance AnalysisThe slides from the last Supercomputer Usage class give an overview about the performance tools
File SystemsInformation about the supported cluster file systems, Backup/Restore, Usage
I/O TuningDescription on how to optimize I/O operations for Lustre file systems
Data ConversionSupport for conversion from big to little endian
Memory OptimisationOptimal use of memory on the compute and front-end nodes
MPMDSupport for the Multiple Program Multiple Data Execution model
Parallel DebuggingThe slides from the last Supercomputer Usage class give an overview about the debugging methods
Accounting ProceduresInformation about job accounting
Batch Queue nc_hpcffQueue for out-of-contingent low-priority HPC-FF jobs
Resource LimitsList of hard and soft resource limits
MaintenanceDescription of maintenance regulations









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