Author: Thomas Zeiser

Access to the HPC portal has been broken since 2022-11-09, 11:15 at least for FAU people as SSO attributed have no longer been transferred correctly by the identity provider (IdP). Please be patient. We are working on solving the issue. There is no workaround for the issue. UPDATE 2022-11-09, ...

The parallel computer Fritz of NHR@FAU will not be available from Monday, Oct. 31st till Wednesday, Nov 2nd due to HPL measurements for the Top500 list. Jobs may be queued at any time - just expect longer waiting times. Login nodes and file systems hopefully will be available all the time. ...

There will be another scheduled downtime of Meggie, Fritz, Alex, TinyGPU, TinyFAT, Woody, and the Testcluster on Wednesday, October 26, starting at 6:00 a.m. and lasting the whole day. Reason for the downtime is maintenance work on the power grid. Frontends and file servers may be unavailable due ...

As already announced in the HPC Cafe in January for summer, we will now reinstall the RTX2080Ti and V100 nodes in TinyGPU with Ubuntu 20.04 (instead of Ubuntu 18.04) and integrate them into the Slurm batch system of the RTX3080/A100 GPU nodes. First RTX2080Ti and V100 nodes have already been reinstalled and moved to Slurm in the past days. The remaining nodes will follow gradually until end of October to allow a smooth transition.

Valued HPC customers of NHR@FAU and RRZE, There will be a scheduled downtime of some HPC systems at RRZE, namely: Emmy, TinyFat and TinyGPU on Thursday, October 14, starting at 7:30 and lasting the whole day. Reason for the downtime is maintenance work on the power grid. Fronte...

Valued HPC customers of RRZE, there will be a scheduled downtime of ALL HPC systems at RRZE, including frontends, file systems and cshpc, on Monday, March 15, starting at 9:30 and Tuesday, March 16 until 13:15. Reason for the downtime is maintenance on various central infrastructure components...

The HPC Campustreffen for Winter 2019/2020 will take place on Thursday, January 16th starting 15 o’clock (c.t.) in the seminar room 2.049 on the 2nd floor  of RRZE, Martensstr. 1, 91058 Erlangen . The HPC Campustreffen is the assembly of all users of FAU's HPC facilities at RRZE. The agenda wi...

CUDA-9.0 has been made available on TinyGPU. In particular applications from machine learning might benefit from the new version (at least according to the release notes). However, cuDNN is still not available due to licensing issues - NVidia only grants individual, personal licenses. If you need cu...