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Give group of users install privilages in R but not affect root install?

So we have a few users who use a number of servers for various computations. They constantly ask us to install packages from bioconductor and cran for R. It's a real bother and truthfully they can ...
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Automatically suspend/hibernate a process when too much memory taken

I'm running a small Debian compute cluster on 8-core PCs with 16GB of RAM. I'm running batches of about 1k tasks (each batch has a total expected time of a month to be finished). A single task is ...
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Purchasing servers for scientific computing [closed]

I'm working in an academic lab on a project that has high CPU requirements, and we're thinking about purchasing servers that would help us enhance performance time. The project is written in Python, ...
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Where to get an CUDA/GPU enabled version of the HPL benchmark?

After setting up a new compute server for my research group I need to evaluate the overall performance of this machine, including both Tesla cards. I found some information about a CUDA enabled ...
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Build parallel processing grid from 32-bit desktops

I am running simulation on my laptop(Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz with 4GB RAM running windows 7) which is taking very long time. I have a couple of unused 32-bit (Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz with 4GB RAM) desktops. I ...
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Remote desktops with RedHat “Server” package?

I'm investigating options for a small corporate virtualisation setup. We specialise in scientific computing and would like to consolidate our resources. We are keen on KVM, since it looks like it ...
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Configuration management in support of scientific computing

For the past few years I have been involved with developing and maintaining a system for forecasting near-shore waves. Our team has just received a significant grant for further development and as a ...
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System Admin experience for young developers [closed]

relatively inexperienced (~1 year out of school) developer here and SO newbie :). What's the best way for a developer to sharpen their sysadmin skills/gain experience? I'm a developer for enterprise ...