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Announcements

Read announcements for NREL’s high-performance computing (HPC) system users. 

Avoiding password updating issues on the HPC systems

March 6, 2019

Avoiding password updating issues on the HPC systems:

General advice: Be diligent with using your password on the HPC systems correctly...

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Globus Transfer

Feb. 11, 2019

With the increase in Globus usage, we have noticed a number of issues slowing or stopping transfer progress. While Globus is great at transfer persistence through errors, and is typically a "set it and forget it" utility, it is generally a good idea to keep an eye on your progress using Globus Activity Monitor.

Recommendations for successful transfers are:

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Shared Project Directories

Feb. 11, 2019

Eagle lustre /shared-projects directories are now available. Continue reading

Performance comparison between Peregrine and Eagle

Nov. 9, 2018

NREL’s new Eagle supercomputer has a peak performance of 8 PetaFLOPS, or about 3.5 times that of Peregrine. As has been noted, peak performance doesn’t always translate to actual gains that applications can attain. Continue reading

New command to monitor allocation use: hours_report

Nov. 9, 2018

Historically, alloc_tracker has been used to monitor node-hour use on Peregrine. A new command, hours_report, replaces alloc_tracker for the 2019 allocation cycle and includes usage from both Peregrine and Eagle. Usage is reported using the new NREL HPC Hour standard. Continue reading

NREL Acquires Powerful New High-Performance Computing System

Sept. 4, 2018

Eagle will be 3.5 times more powerful than current system dedicated to energy research. Continue reading

HPC Data Policy Reminder

June 6, 2018

NREL HPC resources are operated as research systems and may only be used to access and store data related to research. Continue reading

Password Reset Tool now available

June 6, 2018

HPC Operations has released a web-based tool to assist with HPC account password resets. Continue reading