Announcements

  • Slurm Upgraded to v17.11.7 on Bebop

    LCRC Users, Please note that Slurm has been upgraded from v16.05.10 to v17.11.7 on the Bebop cluster. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact LCRC support. thanks, LCRC Support Team … Read More

  • Quantum Espresso 6.2.1 User Notes.

    Version 6.2.1 of Quantum Espresso has been built on bebop for both the Broadwell and Knights Landing nodes.  These builds can be found in subfolders of /soft/espresso/6.2.1/bebop/{bdw,bdw-omp,knl-omp}.  There are sample bash scripts which can be submitted as batch jobs through slurm (sbatch) for each architecture … Read More

  • Spring 2018 Newsletter

    Lots of news this time. Here are the items that follow: KNL Jobs Now “Cost” Less Login Node Etiquette Shared Queue on Bebop Perfect Your Image in Print Jenkins Continuous Integration Requesting More Time Upcoming Changes to Blues Tons of New and Updated Software KNL … Read More

  • Bebop Now Available!

    LCRC Community, The Bebop cluster is now available to all users. To access the system ssh to “bebop.lcrc.anl.gov“. Information about running jobs on Bebop is available at here. The filesystems are mounted at the same location on Blues and Bebop, so no data transfers … Read More

  • FY2018 requests due Sept. 7

    FY2018 requests to use Argonne’s Laboratory Computing Resource Center (LCRC) are due Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. LCRC is a laboratory resource for science and engineering with mid-range supercomputers. Anyone with an Argonne position and a parallel computing/analysis project may request free computer time on Argonne’s … Read More

  • The beta version of VASP6 is available on blues.

    Version 6 of VASP is more efficient and scales to more processors than version 5. Details on using this version 6 can be found at this link. Read More

  • LCRC Newsletter Extra: Enter Bebop

    LCRC Community, On Monday, March 13, Cray delivered Argonne’s new institutional cluster to building 240. LCRC continues the theme of jazz music computer names, from Jazz, to Fusion, to Blues, and now Bebop. For those unfamiliar with Bebop, here is Charlie Parker playing solo in … Read More

  • Power Outage March 6th, 2017 & Early Maintenance

    LCRC Users, In order to install a new breaker panel in the building 240 data center, electric power needs to be taken down for a subsection of the data center – unfortunately that section comprises the bulk of the computers in the room including LCRC … Read More

  • Extended Maintenance – February 13-14th, 2017

    We will be performing our monthly maintenance on Blues on Monday, 02/13/2017, and continuing into Tuesday. The cluster will be unavailable during this time. We are expecting to have the cluster available again on Tuesday evening. In addition to our standard maintenance practices, we will … Read More

  • Fusion Computer Retirement – January 31st, 2017

    The Fusion computer, which is currently a part of LCRC along with Blues, will be decommissioned on January 31, 2017. Fusion, a 2600-core Intel Nehalem-based cluster, began service in late 2009. It has served as a reliable computing resource for over 7 years, well-beyond the … Read More

  • New Version of MATLAB Now Available

    The latest version of MATLAB (R2016B) has now been installed. You can add it to your environment with the following soft key: +matlab-r2016b … Read More

  • New LCRC Website Now Available

    Today, we are soft launching the new LCRC website! We have redesigned the entire layout of the LCRC web presence. The new website inherits Argonne’s newest design template to keep in line with the laboratory’s future look and feel. In addition to the new layout, … Read More