[slurm-users] Python and R installation in a SLURM cluster
hearnsj at googlemail.com
Sat May 12 01:06:00 MDT 2018
Eric, I'm sorry to be a little prickly here.
Each node has an independent home directory for the user?
How then do applications update dot files?
How then would as a for instance do the users edit the .bashrc file to
bring Anaconda into their paths?
Beofre anyone says it, a proper Modules system is the way forward.
But I know that when you install Anaconda as a user it adds the path to
Which fouls up Gnomes dbus daemon, which is another tale.
On 12 May 2018 at 07:09, Eric F. Alemany <ealemany at stanford.edu> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> Thank you for your comments. I will look at Easybuild. There are quite a
> few options to automate the creation of software modules.
> I will be doing lots of reading this week-end.
> By the way, i signed up to the Beowulf mailing list.
> Thank you,
> * Eric F. Alemany *
> *System Administrator for Research*
> Division of Radiation & Cancer Biology
> Department of Radiation Oncology
> Stanford University School of Medicine
> Stanford, California 94305
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> On May 11, 2018, at 12:56 AM, Chris Samuel <chris at csamuel.org> wrote:
> On Friday, 11 May 2018 5:11:38 PM AEST John Hearns wrote:
> Eric, my advice would be to definitely learn the Modules system and
> implement modules for your users.
> I will echo that, and the suggestion of shared storage (we use our Lustre
> filesystem for that). I would also suggest looking at a system to help
> automate building of software packages. Not only does this help
> builds, but it also gives you access to the community who write the
> for them - and that itself can be very valuable.
> We use Easybuild (which also automates the creation of software modules -
> I would suggest using the Lmod system for that):
> But there's also Spack too:
> As another resource (as we are going off topic from Slurm here), I would
> suggest the Beowulf list as a mailing list that deals with Linux based HPC
> systems of many different scales. Disclosure: I now caretake the list,
> it's been going since the 1990s.
> All the best!
> Chris Samuel : http://www.csamuel.org/ : Melbourne, VIC
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