Research Computing Environment (RCE)

For Mac

The first step is requesting an RCE account that will allow you access to the RCE server.   Account requests can be sent through the contact us form on the HMDC RCE page. They will send you an email requesting specific details about your project such as faculty adviser and size of data set.


Next, download NX client which you will use to access the RCE.  On the NX website, scroll down and click on NX client for Mac OSX.

For PC

The first step is requesting an RCE account that will allow you access to the RCE server.   Account requests can be sent through the contact us form on the HMDC RCE page. They will send you an email requesting specific details about your project such as faculty adviser and size of data set.

Next, download NX client which you will use to access the RCE.  On the NX website, scroll down and click on NX client for Windows or NX client for Linux as appropriate.

Editing Files Remotely

Use TRAMP to edit files on a server using local emacs: how to edit a file on a server using emacs without copying it to your hard drive.