Announcements

  • October Maintenance Day Moved to 10/22

    LCRC Users, We have received notice from the building that they have rescheduled the previously canceled outage in the 240 datacenter (housing both LCRC clusters) to Monday, 10/22/2018. This will affect a large portion of the room and the outage is expected to last all … Read More

  • New Project Year Begins October 1

    All LCRC projects approved for FY2019 allocations will receive their new time allocation at midnight on October 1. PIs will receive an email notifying them of their first quarter allocation grant in advance. If you cannot run on October 1, perhaps you forgot to request … Read More

  • LCRC FY2019 Project Renewal and New Project Requests Due Sept. 7

    LCRC FY2019 project renewal and new project requests are due at 5:00 PM CDT on Friday, September 7, 2018. Industry partnership projects will be assigned to Blues, and everything else to Bebop. If your work requires a different arrangement, make your case in your allocation … Read More

  • 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

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