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High Performance Computing and Clusters

This section contains information about High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters and services.

  • Virginia Tech HPC and Cluster Access

    The FBRI provides access to onsite HPC clusters, learn more about these systems here. In addition, Virginia Tech Advanced Research Computing offers cluster and storage access to Virginia Tech students...

  • FBRI Clusters - Useful Commands

    Make all modules available to use: module load shared module load EB-modules Load Slurm for Job Management: module load slurm HINT: Place these 3 commands in your .bashrc to be loaded at every login M...

  • FBRI Clusters

    The FBRI currently has two clusters available for research high performance computing (HPC).   Each cluster consists of Compute and / or GPU nodes, 1 Login Node and 1 Head Node running the Slurm Workl...

  • Common Slurm Scheduler Commands

    Below are common commands used when working with the Slurm job scheduler on the FBRI clusters. sacct used to report job or job step accounting information about active or completed jobs. salloc used t...

  • Maria Network

    Virginia Tech participates in the Mid-Atlantic Research Infrastructure Alliance: The Mid-Atlantic Research Infrastructure Alliance (MARIA) is an alliance of institutions in Virginia established to pro...

  • Monitoring the Clusters Graphically

    The HPC clusters in the Research Institute can be monitored using our network and host monitoring system.  Contact the IT Department for access and credentials.  Login to the network monitor.   [NOTE:...

  • Cluster Scheduler Commands (PDF)

    The attached file houses a table of HPC / cluster scheduler commands for various schedulers including PBS, Slurm, and LSF.  If you know the PBS command(s), you can use this sheet to determine the appr...