Monthly Archives: February 2012

SAGA Hadoop

Introduction Hadoop has become a fixture where big data is concerned but it has been difficult to use in HPC and HTC cluster environments. This is becoming unfortunate as an increasing number of new algorithms assume Hadoop’s an option. I … Continue reading

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NAMD with PBS and Infiniband on NERSC Dirac

Overview NAMD simulates molecular motion, especially of large molecules so it’s often used to simulate molecular docking problems. One particularly interesting class of docking problem is the interaction of protein molecules with other molecules such as the cell membrane. The … Continue reading

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Virtual Machines for OSG

Overview The ability to run a virtual machine with a self-contained computing environment has major advantages. Users can Choose the operating system that’s best for the application Execute programs that require elevated privileges Install any software they need Dynamically configure … Continue reading

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