SCG OnDemand is a web-based interface to SCG cluster resources. OnDemand offers terminal, file manager and editor and GUI access to an SCG desktop session and GUI applications right from a web browser.
From the terminal application of your choice, ssh to
with your SUNetID username and password,
Data can be moved in and out of SCG with a number of tools/methods.
- SCG OnDemand File App
- Globus (endpoint: SCG Cluster Storage)
For more information see Managing and Moving Data.
SCG uses modules to manage software not installed into the base operating system image. Basic usage is shown below:
||List available software|
||Load APP/VERSION into working environment|
||Remove APP/VERSION from the working environment|
||Remove all loaded modules from working environment|
Slurm Job Submission¶
The SCG Cluster uses Slurm as it’s job scheduler, standard Slurm job scripts and commands will work, noting these SCG specific requirements:
- SCG partitions are
nih_s10partitions require specifying
PI_SUNetIDis the SUNetID of the PI for the job accounting.
--time=time limit must be specified.
- SCG is limited to single node jobs, so most jobs will want
--nodes=1 --ntasks=1 --cpus-per-task=Nwhere
Nis the number of cores for a multithreaded application.