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Transfering Files between Koko and HiPerGator

The fastest and easiest way to transfer files between Koko and HiPerGator is to use Globus ( Once connected to You can use the following service names to transfer. UF HiPerGator: UFRC HiPerGatorFAU Koko: fauhpc#koko

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Upgrading Tensorflow

Upgrading Tensorflow in your profile is fairly easy just execute the following command to update to the latest version available for your current version of Python. pip3 install –upgrade –user tensorflow If you need to update your Python version you

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Requesting access to HiPerGator

Requesting a UF Gator link account. Request an FAU Research Computing (link) Request a UF account (Gator link) and enroll in 2FA  (link) Enter Rhian Resnick as the sponsor. Enter as the sponsor(s) email addresses. Once you have been granted

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Accounting and Job History Retrieval

Slurms job records can show information including memory usage, time start and end, and other details about your jobs submitted to the cluster. This can be helpful for creating a more efficient resource allocation to your jobs or help with

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Keygen for koko-login

For Windows: To generate a key pair use PuTTY’s generation tool called “PuTTYgen” Once Launched make sure RSA is selected in the bottom left, then click “Generate” Move your mouse around the blank area near the progress bar to add

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Fastqc is a quality control tool for high throughput sequence data. It may be started from a remote desktop session on using the following terminal commands. Batch Job: Create a file named and paste the following into it.

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How To Run Sagemath

connect to on any web browser Enter your fau username and password Click “New” and then “Sagemath 9.0”                                          

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Engineering Queue GPU’s

The College of Engineering donated some servers to the cluster primary for the use of Engineering Students. As these machines require some custom configuration they must be accessed with their own partitions. Partitions:  Public: shortq7-eng-gpu Private: longq7-eng-gpu (only members of

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Running RStudio

RStudio is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for R. It includes a console, syntax highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, as well as tools for plotting, debugging, history and workspace management. For more information see RStudio webpage. To run RStudio, first open

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Running Matlab + GPU via Command Line

New HPC Cluster [fauowl@koko-login1 ~]$ srun –pty –gres gpu bash[fauowl@nodeamd014 ~]$ module load matlab-R2019b-gcc-8.3.0-srkjgbh[fauowl@nodeamd014 ~]$ module load cuda-9.0.176-gcc-8.3.0-533rw6k[fauowl@nodeamd014 ~]$ matlabMATLAB is selecting SOFTWARE OPENGL rendering. < M A T L A B (R) >Copyright 1984-2019 The MathWorks, Inc.R2019b (

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