Research Computing Environment (RCE)

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Urgent HMDC patching and reboots

February 3, 2015

As many of you are aware we scheduled an outage to most HMDC hosted services including RCE, DVN, CGA, Web, DB.  This outage was necessary to patch a very serious bug in the core library of the Linux OS we use.  The reboots were successful and all services are running and available.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.  HMDC Ops staff


RCE Operations Blog

Always On: Persistent Interactive Jobs on the RCE

Do you run interactive jobs on the Research Computing Environment (RCE)? You probably do, but, do you know what differentiates interactive jobs from non-interactive or batch RCE jobs?

It’s simple: Interactive jobs expect user-input and are often GUI providing applications like XStata, Matlab, or Mathematica. Batch jobs expect no user input and run in parallel without intervention.

How RCE powered applications work now