|Resources and Services
- Condor job scheduler
To use the computing resources efficiently and fairly, all
computing-intensive jobs are required to be submitted with job
scheduler Condor on Crebeo and Benny cluster. Condor is a distributed
job scheduler developed by the computer science department at Univ. of
Wisconsin – Madison. It utilizes the computing power of a pool of
computers that communicate over a network. When a user submits a job to
Condor, Condor finds an available computer in the pool and begins
running the job on it. Condor can check the available resources and
assign jobs in a way that balances workload. More...
- Off-campus Access
Cluster access is restricted
to regiestered in-campus computers via ssh only. If you want work from
home, here are several ways to log on to the cluster. More...
- Solve duplex printing and tray problems for Levich printers.
It has been reported that there are some problems with duplex printing
and tray selection on the two network printers at room 1M23. These can
be solved by installing the right printer driver on your computer. For
any reason if this does not work for you, here is another way to print
duplex or sigle side as desired. More...
- Password protecting a directory of your website.
You want some data readable only after you type in the right password? Read more ...
- Set up a passwordless ssh.
Alought it is not recommended to set up passwordless ssh sessions for
security reasons, some of you still want this feature for saving a few
keyboard strokes. Well, here is how.
- Clone operating systems.
It is a common task for a system administrator to make a clone of a
disk, sometimes a bootable hard disk drive. Cloning a disk is very
useful when making a backup of of a critial system and repairng the
damaged disk of a slave node. The disk cloning can be achieved by
simple unix command "dd" or "netcat". More...