Rocks 6.1 – IPoIB

Disclaimer

The instructions/steps given below worked for me (and Michigan Technological University) running Rocks 6.1 (with Service Pack 1, CentOS 6.3 and GE 2011.11p1) – as has been a common practice for several years now, a full version of Operating System was installed. The HPC cluster (wigner) used to prepare this documentation has Mellanox 56 Gb/s FDR InfiniBand switches and ports. Further, it is assumed the eth0 interface is used for private ethernet network and ib0 is the InfiniBand interface. These instructions may very well work for you (or your institution), on Rocks-like or other linux clusters. Please note that if you decide to use these instructions on your machine, you are doing so entirely at your very own discretion and that neither this site, sgowtham.com, nor its author (or Michigan Technological University) is responsible for any/all damage – intellectual and/or otherwise.

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Rocks 5.4.2 – Scheduling GPU jobs via SGE

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The instructions/steps given below worked for me (and Michigan Technological University) running Rocks 5.4.2 (with CentOS 5.5 and SGE 6.2u5) – as has been a common practice for several years now, a full version of Operating System was installed. These instructions may very well work for you (or your institution), on Rocks-like or other linux clusters. Please note that if you decide to use these instructions on your machine, you are doing so entirely at your very own discretion and that neither this site, sgowtham.com, nor its author (or Michigan Technological University) is responsible for any/all damage – intellectual and/or otherwise.

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SC12 in Salt Lake City

The description of the conference didn’t change – SC12 is still The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, but the location did: Salt Lake City in Utah, known to the historically inclined as the crossroads of the west. I had never been to SLC ever before but the last time I was in Utah was August of 2005 – a momentary step in and out of state border as part of Glenn Canyon Dam tour which, in itself, was part of a 3 day trip to the Grand Canyon.

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Rocks 5.4.2 – HPCC 1.4.1 benchmark with GCC 4.1.2

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The instructions/steps given below worked for me (and Michigan Technological University) running Rocks 5.4.2 (with CentOS 5.5) – as has been a common practice for several years now, a full version of Operating System was installed. These instructions may very well work for you (or your institution), on Rocks-like or other linux clusters. Please note that if you decide to use these instructions on your machine, you are doing so entirely at your very own discretion and that neither this site, sgowtham.com, nor its author (or Michigan Technological University) is responsible for any/all damage – intellectual and/or otherwise.

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Rocks 5.4.2 – HPL 2.0 benchmark with GCC 4.1.2

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The instructions/steps given below worked for me (and Michigan Technological University) running Rocks 5.4.2 (with CentOS 5.5) – as has been a common practice for several years now, a full version of Operating System was installed. These instructions may very well work for you (or your institution), on Rocks-like or other linux clusters. Please note that if you decide to use these instructions on your machine, you are doing so entirely at your very own discretion and that neither this site, sgowtham.com, nor its author (or Michigan Technological University) is responsible for any/all damage – intellectual and/or otherwise.

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