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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 at Nevis.

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. You will need to use environment modules to set up these packages.

There are systems in rooms 117, 118, and 120 that are available to students and visiting scientists at Nevis.

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.


Nevis cluster diagram

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