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Ranch status 9 May 2017

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:19

TACC’s Ranch will undergo a partial maintenance on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017. One of the two login nodes will be unavailable for about 2 hours, starting at 8 AM (CST), but the other one will still be available after a quick reboot. Users may experience a slight delay connecting to the system for a short period of time.

Lustre User Group 2017

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 08:13

http://opensfs.org/lug-2017/

Regular registration for the Lustre User Group 2017 conference ends on May 1. Be sure to register by this date to obtain significant savings from the late registration price. The full conference agenda and registration are available at http://opensfs.org/lug-2017/.

This year’s conference will feature the latest Lustre developments and special events for connecting with your colleagues, including an opening reception sponsored by DDN at IU’s Cyberinfrastructure Building, Dinner and a Movie (Breaking Away) at the historical IU Auditorium sponsored by Intel, and a pub crawl sponsored by HGST/WARP.

Registration will be capped at 200 attendees. Only a few late registrations will be accepted; and only if we have not reached capacity.

Questions about the conference? Contact pti@iu.edu

We look forward to seeing you in Bloomington!
OpenSFS

Analyst to support Research Computing users

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:09

Website: https://researchcomputing.lehigh.edu/
Posting Date: 04/21/2017
Summary: The Analyst will provide end user support services to faculty, staff and students on the use of Research Computing hardware and software as well as scientific applications. Responsibilities of this position will include, creating and maintaining training materials for Research Computing related software and hardware, conducting training, installing, upgrading and maintain scientific software and communicating information pertaining to scientific software upgrades and installations.

https://lehigh.hiretouch.com/position-details?jobID=40727

Executive Director

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 14:06

North Dakota State University is accepting applications for the Executive Director of its Center for Computationally Assisted Science and Technology. The position announcement is attached. Please pass this along to anyone who might be interested in applying.

Please feel free to contact me if you have questions.

Becky Hellman
Senior Business Administrator
Center for Computationally Assisted Science & Technology
Research 2 Building
Dept 4100, PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
p:701.231.5872
becky.hellman@ndsu.edu

Jetstream Atmosphere Scheduled Maintenance - Tuesday, May 2, 2017 12p-8p

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 06:08

Jetstream’s Atmosphere interface will be offline on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 12pm Eastern through 8pm Eastern for upgrades/enhancements.

Existing/running instances will still be available via ssh. API users will not be affected by this upgrade.

Please contact help@xsede.org with any questions or concerns.

Executive Director

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:34

Title: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: 2017-05-23
Deadline to Remove: 2017-05-24
Job Summary: North Dakota State University is seeking a visionary and accomplished leader to serve of the Executive Director of the Center for Computationally-Assisted Science and Technology [CCAST; referred to as “Center’]. Reporting to the Vice President for Research, the Executive Director is responsible for the oversight of CCAST as a service unit in support of high-performance and advanced research computing at the university and the North Dakota University System. Qualified candidates may be considered for tenured faculty position by the academic department corresponding to their background.
Job URL: https://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/8168
Job Location: Fargo, ND
Institution: North Dakota State University: Center for Computationally-Assisted Science and Technology (CCAST)
Requisition Number: 1700321
Posting Date: 2017-04-23
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

Senior Software Engineer - Cloud Platform DevOps

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:33

Title: Senior Software Engineer – Cloud Platform DevOps
Deadline to Apply: 2017-05-07
Deadline to Remove: 2017-05-08
Job Summary: As a senior member of the Globus DevOps team, reporting to the Software
Development Manager, the focus of this position is to architect, implement and operate a resilient Cloud infrastructure to ensure security, high-performance, high-availability and scalability for Globus Software as a Service (SaaS) and Globus Platform as a Service (PaaS) systems. We’re looking for a talented automation specialist who is highly organized, reliable, and leads by example to keep the Globus development team running smoothly.
Job URL: https://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Institution: University of Chicago: Computation Institute
Requisition Number: 101658
Posting Date: 2017-04-23
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

NICS Power Outage

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 12:37

Posting for Joe Brown at NICS: NICS is experiencing a power issue, and is effectively offline. He could not predict when this would be resolved, but was hoping for tomorrow. Please email help@xsede.org if you have any questions.

XSEDE HPC Monthly Workshop - May 18-19, 2017 - Big Data

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:59

XSEDE HPC Workshop: BIG DATA
May 18-19, 2017

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to announce a two day Big Data workshop, to be held May 18-19, 2017.

This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark and will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom(WAC) training platform.

Agenda
Thursday, May 18
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Welcome
11:25 Intro to Big Data
12:00 Hadoop
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Spark intro
5:00 Adjourn
Friday, May 19
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Deep Learning with Tensorflow
5:00 Adjourn

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • Louisiana Tech University
  • University of Delaware
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Tufts University
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  • Howard University
  • Georgia State University
  • Lehigh University
  • University of Houston – Clear Lake
  • Purdue University
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Michigan State University
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • Old Dominion University
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • University of Iowa
  • Boston University
  • University of Houston
  • Stanford University

Registration

Register via the XSEDE Portal - https://portal.xsede.org/web/xup/course-calendar

For more information regarding this event, please visit the following webpage:

https://www.psc.edu/136-users/training/2554-xsede-hpc-workshop-may-18-19-2017-big-data

Linux Cluster Institute workshops - register before May 1 for early bird pricing!

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:59

2017 LCI Workshops

“Registrations are now open!”:http://www.linuxclustersinstitute.org/workshops/

Introductory Workshop

May 22-26, 2017
University of Wyoming (in collaboration with University Corporation for Atmospheric Research)
Laramie, WY

If you are a Linux system administrator new to HPC, this is the workshop for you! Learn more!

“Register today!”:http://www.linuxclustersinstitute.org/workshops/

Intermediate Workshop

August 14-18, 2017
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA

If you have some experience as an HPC system administrator and want to expand your skills, this is the workshop for you! Learn more!

“Register today!”:http://www.linuxclustersinstitute.org/workshops/

Gateways 2017 Call for Participation (1st deadline: June 5)

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:04

Call for Participation
Gateways 2017: The 12th Gateway Computing Environments Conference
Monday through Wednesday, October 23 to 25, 2017
Hosted at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Science gateways serve as connection points, assembling various components of advanced cyberinfrastructure—data collections, instruments, supercomputers, clouds, collaboration capabilities, and analytical tools—behind streamlined, user-friendly interfaces. Gateway developers and users — regardless of their domain area — have a lot in common but have had few venues for exchanging experiences. The 2nd annual Gateways conference will be a continuing opportunity for gateway creators and enthusiasts to learn, share, connect, and shape the future of gateways while building a vibrant community with common interests.

We welcome the submission of many presentation formats on the topic of science or engineering gateways. Subjects may include their design, use, impact, development process, sustainability, best practices — or any other aspect that you think fellow gateway creators or users will find interesting to learn. We also welcome educational topics directed toward the next generation of gateway creators. An expanded list of relevant topics may be viewed on the conference website.

Participation options

  • Short Paper
  • Demo
  • Panel
  • Tutorial
  • Student-Focused Program
  • Poster

We request a submission of 2-4 pages for any of the above participation options (except posters). Further details about each type of submission are on our website. Those whose papers are accepted for presentation at the conference will also have the option to submit a full paper (8-14 pages; journal to be determined) at a later date.

A new feature this year is the option to suggest an “Open Space” topic for lunchtime. More details will follow.

Deadline for all participation options (except posters): Monday, June 5
Poster session deadline: Friday, September 8

For further information about the conference and submission details, visit http://sciencegateways.org/gateways2017/call

Scaling to Petascale Institute

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:42

Do you have a computational problem that would benefit from using a large scale computing system?

Do you need to scale your simulation or data analysis to a petascale system?

Registration is now open for the “Scaling to Petascale Institute” to be held June 26-30, 2017. Details are at https://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/petascale-summer-institute.

This institute is for people developing, modifying and supporting research projects who seek to enhance their knowledge and skills to scale software to petascale and emerging extreme scale computing systems. Participants should have familiarity with Linux, programming in Fortran, C, C++, Python or similar language, and familiarity with MPI (message passing interface). There will be hands-on activities for many of the sessions.

Presentations will be made by faculty and professionals from Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), the Blue Waters project at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), Stony Brook University, and the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).

The agenda will address the following topics.

MPI – Introduction and Advanced topics
OpenMP
Scaling, code profiling, and debugging
GPU programming
OpenACC
Phi programming
Software libraries
Parallel I/O
HDF5
Globus
Software engineering

There are two options for participation. All options require participants to register.

Attend the institute at one of the collaborating host sites to receive full support. Participants will be able to verbally ask questions of the presenters through two-way video conferencing facilities. Participants will receive training accounts on the Blue Waters, NERSC and TACC systems. Staff will be available at each site to assist during hands-on sessions. Seating at each site is limited, and registration is handled on a first-come first-served basis. If your organization is not a collaborating host site, you may encourage your organization to apply to be a host site by May 1.

View the institute sessions via YouTube live, but with a reduced level of support. Participants will be able to submit written questions through the social media tools supported by the institute. Due to account allocations policies, participants will NOT be able to receive accounts on the institute computing systems.

The institute is led by Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), the Blue Waters project at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), and the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).

Senior HPC Systems Administrator

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:22

The Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute has a full-time job opening for a Senior HPC Systems Administrator. This position will maintain a rapidly growing HPC environment and work closely with our dedicated and experienced HPC Support staff supporting research groups across the University. If you or a colleague might be interested in this opportunity please reach out to jobs@rdi2.rutgers.edu or to Ivan Rodero, Associate Director of Technical Operations, Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute, at irodero@rutgers.edu or 848-445-8536.

SDSC Comet: Network issues impacting jobs and scheduler resolved

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 20:36

We are currently seeing problems with the management network on Comet. This is causing problems with the scheduler and startup of jobs. Running jobs also may be impacted. We are looking into the issue and will update once it is resolved. Please email help@xsede.org if you have any questions.

Scaling to Petascale Institute

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:40

Do you have a computational problem that would benefit from using a large scale computing system?

Do you need to scale your simulation or data analysis to a petascale system?

Registration is now open for the “Scaling to Petascale Institute” to be held June 26-30, 2017. Details are at https://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/petascale-summer-institute.

This institute is for people developing, modifying and supporting research projects who seek to enhance their knowledge and skills to scale software to petascale and emerging extreme scale computing systems. Participants should have familiarity with Linux, programming in Fortran, C, C++, Python or similar language, and familiarity with MPI (message passing interface). There will be hands-on activities for many of the sessions.

Presentations will be made by faculty and professionals from Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), the Blue Waters project at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), Stony Brook University, and the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).

The agenda will address the following topics.

MPI – Introduction and Advanced topics
OpenMP
Scaling, code profiling, and debugging
GPU programming
OpenACC
Phi programming
Software libraries
Parallel I/O
HDF5
Globus
Software engineering

There are two options for participation. All options require participants to register.

Attend the institute at one of the collaborating host sites to receive full support. Participants will be able to verbally ask questions of the presenters through two-way video conferencing facilities. Participants will receive training accounts on the Blue Waters, NERSC and TACC systems. Staff will be available at each site to assist during hands-on sessions. Seating at each site is limited, and registration is handled on a first-come first-served basis. If your organization is not a collaborating host site, you may encourage your organization to apply to be a host site by May 1.

View the institute sessions via YouTube live, but with a reduced level of support. Participants will be able to submit written questions through the social media tools supported by the institute. Due to account allocations policies, participants will NOT be able to receive accounts on the institute computing systems.

The institute is led by Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), the Blue Waters project at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), and the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).

Systems Administrator

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 08:26

Title: Systems Administrator
Deadline to Apply: 2017-05-11
Deadline to Remove: 2017-05-12
Job Summary: The candidate chosen for this position will work as a member of a team of systems administrators responsible for maintaining NAU’s academic and research systems, services and applications. Major systems, services and applications currently supported include staff and faculty applications, web and file servers plus many departmental servers, services and applications. The team is also responsible for NAU’s High Performance Cluster (HPC) cluster environment. This team maintains and administers many Windows and Linux servers on both physical hardware and on Citrix and Hyper-V virtualized environments. Team members work with a wide range of technical people including software developers, database administrators, application administrators, support center staff, and end users. This is an onsite position.
Job URL: https://goo.gl/zzsW66
Job Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Institution: Northern Arizona University
Requisition Number: 603063
Posting Date: 2017-04-16
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

Research Software and Computer Training Lead

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 08:25

Title: Research Software and Computer Training Lead
Deadline to Apply: 2017-05-01
Deadline to Remove: 2017-05-02
Job Summary: The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seek applicants for the position of Research Software and Computing Training Lead, which will serve as a member of the Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) program, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), and the campus Research IT Services (part of the Office of the Chief Information Officer). The Research Software and Computing Training Lead will enable cutting-edge research involving the use and/or development of advanced digital software and hardware across all disciplines by coordinating, delivering, and administrating training programs for students and researchers at the University of Illinois and area institutions, including industry. The person in this position will play a key role in the research life of the campus, identifying important computational and data science skills and technologies, demonstrating how they can be used to solve problems in computational science and engineering and other disciplines, and designing activities to increase them.
Job URL: https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=75393&job=research-software-and-computing-training-lead-computational-science-and-engineering-a1700196
Job Location: Urbana-Champaign, IL
Institution: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Requisition Number:
Posting Date: 2017-04-16
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

Senior High Performance Computing Systems Administrator

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 08:23

Title: Senior High Performance Computing Systems Administrator
Deadline to Apply: 2017-05-16
Deadline to Remove: 2017-05-17
Job Summary: The Division of Information Technology (it.gwu.edu) is the chief provider of technology infrastructure, services and applications at GW. The Division partners with stakeholders across GW to equip students, staff and faculty with the technology know-how and tools necessary to achieve academic excellence. Reporting to the Director of Research Technology Services, the Senior High Performance Computing Systems Administrator supports the Division’s Planning & Strategic Initiatives department. This role will serve as a great opportunity for the incumbent to collaboratively establish and grow a shared high performance computing (HPC) service in support of a fast growing research profile at a major research university.
Job URL: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/42352
Job Location: Ashburn, VA
Institution: George Washington University
Requisition Number:
Posting Date: 2017-04-16
Job Posting Type: Job
Please visit http://hpcuniversity.org/careers/ to view this job on HPCU.
Please contact jobs@hpcuniversity.org with questions.

XSEDE New User Training

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 07:56

The XSEDE new user training is a 90 minute webinar providing general overview and reference information for first-time users of XSEDE resources at any of XSEDE’s service providers. This session is particularly targeted at users who have just received their first allocation on XSEDE. It is not intended to teach programming, numerical methods, or computational science, but rather to provide a quick tour of what XSEDE has to offer.

Registration: https://www.xsede.org/web/xup/course-calendar

Please submit any questions you may have via the Consulting section of the XSEDE User Portal.

https://portal.xsede.org/help-desk

Wrangler Status 4/16/2017

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 10:48

Filesystem /gpfs/flash is unavailable on Wrangler due to issues with the Flash storage servers. We are working to resolve this.

--TACC Team

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