Sgees017

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High Performance cluster sgees017.geo.vuw.ac.nz

  • 64 core Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU X7550 @ 2.00GHz
  • 256 GiB Memory
  • Fast network
  • Virtually unlimited ITS storage

Access

From the university network just use full-qualified host name for access the server: ssh -Y username@sgees017.geo.vuw.ac.nz

Multi-Core Usage

Matlab

Matlab has multiprocessor and multithread ability. To check if it's true type in Matlab command window:

  maxNumCompThreads

Further reading about Matlab multicore:

MPD

To run multithreaded job you need to run MPD daemon in prior. By default MPD knows nothing about hardware so you should help it by run as:

mpd --ncpus=64

Performance and processes monitoring

Start another shell at sgees017 (screen, tmux, another SSH session) and monitor load and performance with htop

Job Managing

See Job Managing