Nevis Linux Cluster Overview
The Nevis Linux Cluster may seem a bit confusing at first. It's actually several smaller clusters
linked together. Each working group at Nevis has its own set of clients and servers; they are linked and managed by the administrative servers.
Information about mail
You may want to think about which shell
you will use on the cluster.
There is a discussion of disk
issues, including home directories, disk space, and backups.
The authentication service
determines who is allowed to log on to which Linux machine.
The disks on the Linux cluster are linked via automount
. This means you don't need an account on a machine in order to access its files.
The applications server
gives you access to common applications
like ROOT, CERNLIB, and GEANT.
There are systems in rooms 117, 118, and 120 that are available to students and visiting scientists
Some systems on the cluster can submit batch jobs
. You'll have to understand the cluster's disk sharing
for batch jobs.
Here's the list of machines
on the Linux cluster.
The various servers on the cluster provide different services
If you're confused by any of the terminology, this glossary
can get you started.
How network UPS tools
are used at Nevis.
Here are the answers to some Frequently Asked Questions
about the Nevis Linux cluster.