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announce:summer-2018 [2018/08/01 10:10]
Hans [Instructional Virtual Machine Support @ ICS]
announce:summer-2018 [2018/10/02 16:25]
Hans [OpenGPU Cluster]
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 ====== Summer Quarter Announcements 2018 ====== ====== Summer Quarter Announcements 2018 ======
  
-====Instructional Virtual Machine Support @ ICS====+ 
 + 
 +==== Instructional Computing Support ==== 
 + 
 +===Instructional Virtual Machine Support @ ICS=== 
 + 
 +**Directions for general use:  [[virtual_environments:​ivhe_general|Instructional Virtual Machines]]** 
 ICS Computing Support runs a cluster of machines capable of providing personal virtual machines for ICS stduents. ICS Computing Support runs a cluster of machines capable of providing personal virtual machines for ICS stduents.
  
 Students with acces to this cluster will be able: Students with acces to this cluster will be able:
  
-  * Start a VM using a single command from any host in the openlab +  * Start a VM using a single command from any host in the openlab ​Linux cluster. 
-  * Local root privilege on their VM +  * Local root privilege on their VM. 
-  * Reconnect on either console or via ssh+  * Reconnect on either console or via ssh.
   * Many other benefits   * Many other benefits
  
 If you would like to find out how this  service can be good fit for your course, undergraduate or graduate, send a message to helpdesk@ics.uci.edu and we will reach out. If you would like to find out how this  service can be good fit for your course, undergraduate or graduate, send a message to helpdesk@ics.uci.edu and we will reach out.
  
-More information is avaiable ​on our Support Wiki:+More information is available ​on our Support Wiki: [[virtual_environments:​virtual_environments|Virtual Environments]]
  
-  https://​swiki.ics.uci.edu/​doku.php/​virtual_environments:​virtual_environments+=== Unlimited Instructional Storage ===
  
 +Undergraduate and Graduate students have access to unquotad storage space. ​  ​Please use the appropriate link:
 +
 +  * [[hardware:​storage:​ugrad_space|Unlimited Undergraduate Student Storage]]
 +  * [[hardware:​storage:​grad_space|Unlimited Graduate Student Storage]]
 +
 +=== Instructional Compute Clusters ===
 +
 +The schools provides over 80 distinct computer nodes for instructional and general use.  These nodes are generally accessible under the name //​openlab.ics.uci.edu//​.
 +
 +  * [[accounts:​connecting_to_openlab|Connecting to Openlab]]
 +  * [[hardware:​cluster:​openlab|Openlab Specifications]]
 +  * [[hardware:​cluster:​opengpu|Openlab GPU Hosts Specifications]]
 +
 +=== Job Scheduling ===
 +
 +ICS Computing runs [[https://​arc.liv.ac.uk/​trac/​SGE|Sun Grid Engine (SGE)]] to perform job scheduling and distribution to the myriad of instructional and research compute clusters. ​  
 +
 +  * [[services:​sun_grid_engine:​getting_started|Getting Started with SGE]]
 +  * [[:​sge_commands|Common SGE Commands]]
 +
 +
 +=== Other Instructional Resource Related Information ===
 +
 +  * [[services:​ics_lab_printing|WIFI Printing in Openlab]]
 +
 +
 +====OpenGPU Cluster====
 +
 +We are adding new hardware to the [[hardware:​cluster:​opengpu|OpenGPU]]
 + ​lab.  ​
 +
 +This summer we add one 4 GPU system:
 +
 +^Description ^Information |
 +|Cluster|OpenGPU|
 +|Count |1 |
 +|Model |Supermicro SYS-7049GP-TRT|
 +|Processor |Intel(R) Xeon(R) Silver 4114 CPU @ 2.20GHz|
 +|GPU|NVIDIA Corporation GP102 [TITAN Xp]|
 +|RAM |128 GB |
 +|HDD | SSD 480GB|
 +|RAID |none |
 +|Redundant Power |Yes |
 +
 +Send questions regarding the OpenGPU lab to helpdesk@ics.uci.edu. ​  Feel free to use these system, the more our openlab and opengpu clusters are used, the more equipment we can install.
 +==== Software Updates====
 +
 +The following software packages are available via the [[https://​swiki.ics.uci.edu/​doku.php/​commands:​modules|ICS module]] command:
 +
 +
 +==anaconda3==
 +Version 5.2.0 has is available on all CentOS7 hosts with support for jupyter.  ​
 +<​code>​module load anaconda3</​code>​
 +
 +==boost==
 +Version 1.68 has is available on all CentOS7 hosts.
 +<​code>​module load boost</​code>​
 +
 +==Java==
 +Version 1.8.0_181 is available to all CentOS7 hosts. ​
 +<​code>​module load java</​code>​
 +
 +==GCC==
 +Version 7.3.0 is available to all CentOS7 hosts. ​
 +<​code>​module load gcc/​7.3.0</​code>​
 +
 +==R==
 +R 3.5.1 is available on all CentOS7 hosts along with over 600 included packages.
 +<​code>​module load R</​code>​
 +
 +==stunnel==
 +Version 5.4.9 is available to all CentOS7 hosts. ​ `module load java`
 +<​code>​module load stunnel</​code>​
  
  
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 ==== FOSS Tool Recomendations ==== ==== FOSS Tool Recomendations ====
 [[https://​swiki.ics.uci.edu/​doku.php/​software:​commontools|Recommended tools]], free and open source. ​  Let us know if you have more suggestions. [[https://​swiki.ics.uci.edu/​doku.php/​software:​commontools|Recommended tools]], free and open source. ​  Let us know if you have more suggestions.
 +
 +==== Insecure SSL Protocols Disabled on Mail Servers ====
 +
 +Per request by Campus IT Security, older insecure protocols have been turned off on SMTP,IMAP and POP mail servers. ​ Some older clients may experience trouble when connecting to ICS mail services. ​  ​Please contact the [[https://​swiki.ics.uci.edu/​doku.php#​contacting_ics_computing_support_helpdesk|ICS Computing Support Helpdesk]] if you believe you are affected.
 +
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