Brandeis University provides a number of systems which are available to the community for high-powered research. In addition to these services, the IBS Technology Office offers an IBS-only set of research servers. Below, you will find listings of research-based systems on campus, their uses, included software packages and user-limitation
The HPC cluster at Brandeis is a centrally administered cluster composed of compute nodes owned by various lab groups. The cluster runs 64-bit linux and is accessible at
hpc64.brandeis.edu to users with accounts. Qsub, qrsh, single jobs, Matlab jobs, Mathematica jobs and parrallels are only a few of the available systems within the HPC. Below you will find various resources which will help you to learn more about the HPC and get you started.
HPCC Wiki - https://wiki.brandeis.edu/twiki/bin/view/HPcc/WebHome
Schedulers and Clusters - https://wiki.brandeis.edu/twiki/bin/view/HPcc/SGE101
Request an HPCC Account - https://wiki.brandeis.edu/twiki/bin/view/HPcc/Account
Brandeis IBS Minnow
Minnow is a Redhat server designed to provide IBS faculty and PhD students access to network licensed versions of Matlab, Stata, Dynare, Mathematica and SAS. This system is an 8 core processor with 16GB Memory.
Brandeis IBS Archer
Currently under development, "Archer" is a state of the art high-power computing server which is dedicated to research needs of the IBS Community. Powered by Citrix Xen-Platform, "Archer" is a virtual-server being developed to replaced our current "Minnow" server. This system will include 48 Cores @ 3.36GHZ, 128GB Memory, Terabit Data Transfer and will house a number of software platforms including STATA, Matlab, Mathematica and SAS.