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Specify a GPU to use at launch

I am currently working with an Azure GPU VM (NV6 using M60 Nvidia Graphic card) I'm doing my benchmark on this VM without any issue for the moment. Now I'm doing the same benchmark on a NV12 which has ...
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Registering oracle 10g db with 12c grid

Hi I have oracle grid infrastructure 12c installed for stand alone server and I'm trying to register oracle database 10g with CRS, but I suspect there was syntax change because srvctl fails when ...
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What is the difference between h_rss and h_vmem in Sun Grid Engine (SGE)?

So far as I understood, mem_free can be specified to submit a job in a host that has the memory free = mem_free, whereas h_vmem is the hard limit of the memory up to which the job can consume and ...
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qsub is working but qrsh fails and only when resources are specified explicitly with -l. Why?

I am getting the following error while submitting a simple interactive job to open a shell: qrsh -V -cwd -verbose -q nsnel6.q -l h_vmem=12.000G tcsh local configuration arslox51 not defined - using ...
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Grid storage for large files on multiple external machines

I have several dedicated servers with unused space on them. 16GB+ RAM, some have SSD, other HDD. All have minimum 100Mbps connection. OS is Debian 7 64bit. There is no LAN connection between machines (...
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Error while using oraenv

I'm using Oracle RAC in RH6, and when i try to use the 'oraenv' utility to set the variables with the user oracle, i get an error: [oracle@vhor12 ~]$ . oraenv /bin/.: Permission denied. Using it in ...
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Does anybody wish to help a poor researcher publish a paper? [closed]

I don't know if this is a good place to beg for help, but here it goes: basically, I need to run a secure recommender system simulation (C++ console application) in order to meet tonight's deadline, ...
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Best practices for backup on a massively parallel grid system

I work in the research group of a large company. We do a lot of work on a grid processing system with many nodes (More than 200, I'm not sure exactly how many) and several harddrives. More than 1000TB ...
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Are there cluster resource schedulers abstraction layers?

I'm writing an application that could potentially be run on any cluster resource scheduler (SGE, LSF or SLURM to name a few of them), using very basic functionalities. I'm wondering if a framework/...
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Is the Xgrid Controller still a 32-bit process?

So Lion generally represented a pretty serious move toward 64-bit systems for Mac OS X. But while I was poking around the Lion Server: Advanced Administration guidelines here: https://help.apple.com/...
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How to build a cluster where users have power to remove/add?

I work in a company where each engineer/scientist has a pretty high end desktop machine. 80% of the time, they are not pumping it to full capacity... This makes me sad. I want to be able to install ...
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Overlapping queues on Sun Grid Engine?

We would like to have an SGE-based compute cluster with a queue that gives access to all nodes for the computational staff, and a second cluster queue that gives access to, say, half the nodes for ...
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GNU Queue - alternatives

I'm tried to build a grid-cluster based on CentOS. All the machines will have a somewhat similar structure (some with more processors than others) and I will just need to push jobs to a queue and have ...
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Alternative of GlusterFS for Hardware

When you look at my question title then you might think I am going to ask for alternative of GlusterFS in the space of storage,but what I am looking for the hint is basically I want to find software ...
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Gridstore and Servers

I am looking in to buying a 5 node gridstore system. http://gridstore.com/products.html This basic works it seems by using the processing power of all the machines on the network [ same subnet ] with ...
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Advice in private clouds/grids?

I'd like to build my own private computing cloud, or so-called grid. I have access to IT classrooms with a bunch of fast computers, and I'd like to utilize that huge horsepower. (Or even just use the ...
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I'd like to create a grid of PCs on which to run virtual instances of WinXP. What is the best method?

I'd like to create a grid of PCs on which to run virtual instances of WinXP. What is the best method? I have a number of dual-core intel desktops and I'd like to run a few of them to create a high ...
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Single server investment for MPI and GridGain

Our department has $16k to buy computer hardware for high performance computation. The purpose is to do simulation and data analysis using multithreaded applications written with MPI or GridGain, so ...
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Productive uses for an idle web server?

I have been renting a Windows 2008-based Virtual Server from 1&1 for the past few years. It is located in a well-connected server farm, has 10 gigs of space, and unlimited Traffic. I used to host ...
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Is it dangerous to have several parallel jobs create the same directory at the same time?

Is it dangerous to have several parallel jobs create the same directory using mkdir -p? (This is under Linux.) In my case, I send many jobs to a SUN grid to process them in parallel, and some of ...
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cloud/grid computing

I'm appologizing in advance to the guys who will tell me this isn't a tech/server/IT issue! But I've been beating my head around this for a couple of days now. I'm trying figure out who to talk to, ...
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How to manage processes-to-CPU cores affinities?

I use a distributed user-space filesystem (GlusterFS) and I would like to be sure GlusterFS processes will always have the computing power they need. Each execution node of my grid have 2 CPU, with 4 ...
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Centralized cron for grid cluster

I have a grid cluster. (It's running SGE, but I don't think that's relevant.) All the machines are intended to be able to drop out and come back at any time without any significant issue. However, ...