HPC Resource Centre of VUB#
Quick Reference Documentation#
The quick reference documentation offers structured and concise information for the day-to-day use of the HPC services in VUB. It focuses on our tier-2 cluster Hydra and covers all levels of expertise, from the VSC account creation to software optimization tips. Our documentation centre is also a point of entry to the extensive documentation available in the VSC documentation website.
21 November - Hydra login nodes reboot
On Wednesday 23 November 2022 around 18:00 we’ll reboot the Hydra login nodes.
07 November - LUMI user training
On November 23 and 24 2022, HPE Center of Excellence and the LUMI User Support Team organize a hybrid training (Brussels & online) titled “Detailed introduction to the LUMI-C environment and architecture”. Information about the event, agenda, venue, travel and accommodation can be found here: https://www.lumi-supercomputer.eu/events/detailed-introduction-to-the-lumi-c-environment-and-architecture/.
02 November - Data snapshots of the scratch in Hydra
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of data snapshots for the shared scratch storage of Hydra. Data snapshots save the state of your files and folders in the past, allowing to recover lost data from your account.
24 October - Bug fixes for GCC and OpenBLAS
On Monday October 24th 2022 we’ve reinstalled two key components in the foss/2021b and foss/2022a toolchains to fix two important bugs.
14 September - VSC Lunch Session on OpenFOAM
On October 4th 2022, VSC is organizing a lunch session on the topic of “CFD meets HPC” (OpenFOAM).
Hydra user survey#
Once a year we carry out a user survey to gather feedback about their experience in our HPC clusters. The questions cover the full cycle of cluster usage, from getting access to the specific infrastructure needs of experienced users. The goal is to identify the weak and strong points in our scientific computing services as guidance for improvement in the future.
Please check the interesting results of the User survey 2021.
All published surveys can be found in the survey list.