• ACCORD: Jupyter Lab

    Back to Overview Jupyter Lab allows for interactive, notebook-based analysis of data. A good choice for pulling quick results or refining your code in numerous languages including Python, R, Julia, bash, and others. Learn more about Jupyter Lab
  • ACCORD: RStudio

    Back to Overview RStudio is the standard IDE for research using the R programming language. Learn more about RStudio
  • ACCORD: Theia IDE

    Back to Overview Theia Python is a rich IDE that allows researchers to manage their files and data, write code with an intelligent editor, and execute code within a terminal session. Learn more about the Theia Python IDE
  • Rivanna Queues

    Several queues (or “partitions”) are availble to users for different types of jobs. One queue is restricted to single-node (serial or threaded) jobs; another for multinode parallel programs, and others are for access to specialty hardware such as large-memory nodes or nodes offering GPUs. .rotate { font-size:80%; text-align:left; padding:auto; } .queue { text-align:right; } Partition Max time / job Max nodes / job Max cores / job Max cores / node Max memory / core Max memory / node / job SU Charge Rate standard 7 days 1 40 40 9GB 375GB 1.00 parallel 3 days 25 1000 40 9GB 375GB 1.
  • Rivanna

    Rivanna is the University of Virginia’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) system. As a centralized resource it has hundreds of pre-installed software packages available for computational research across many disciplines. Currently the Rivanna supercomputer has 603 nodes with over 20476 cores and 8PB of various storage. All UVA faculty, staff, and postdoctoral associates are eligible to use Rivanna, or students when part of faculty research. Are you submitting a grant proposal and need standard information about UVA research computing environments? Get it here. The sections below contain important information for new and existing Rivanna users. Please read each carefully. New users are invited to attend one of our free orientation sessions ("
  • FastX Web Portal

    Overview FastX is a commercial solution that enables users to start an X11 desktop environment on a remote system. It is available on the Rivanna frontends. Using it is equivalent to logging in at the console of the frontend. Using FastX for the Web We recommend that most users access FastX through its Web interface. To connect, point a browser to: https://rivanna-desktop.hpc.virginia.edu Off Campus? Connecting to Rivanna from off Grounds via Secure Shell Access (SSH) or FastX requires a VPN connection. We recommend using the UVA More Secure Network if available. The UVA Anywhere VPN can be used if the UVA More Secure Network is not available.
  • Open OnDemand

    Overview Open OnDemand is a graphical user interface that allows access to Rivanna via a web browser. Within the Open OnDemand environment users have access to a file explorer; interactive applications like JupyterLab, RStudio Server & FastX Web; a command line interface; and a job composer and job monitor. Logging in to Rivanna Rivanna is accessible through the Open OnDemand web client at https://rivanna-portal.hpc.virginia.edu. Your login is your UVA computing ID and your password is your Netbadge password. Some services, such as FastX Web, require the Eservices password. If you do not know your Eservices password you must change it through ITS by changing your Netbadge password (see instructions).
  • Open OnDemand: File Explorer

    Open OnDemand provides an integrated file explorer to browse and manage small files. Rivanna has multiple locations to store your files with different limits and policies. Specifically, each user has a relatively small amount of permanent storage in his/her home directory and a large amount of temporary storage (/scratch) where large data sets can be staged for job processing. Researchers can also lease storage that is accessible on Rivanna. Contact Research Computing or visit the storage website for more information. The file explorer provides these basic functions: Renaming of files Viewing of text and small image files Editing text files Downloading & uploading small files To see the storage locations that you have access to from within Open OnDemand, click on the Files menu.
  • Open OnDemand: Job Composer

    Open OnDemand allows you to submit Slurm jobs to the cluster without using shell commands. The job composer simplifies the process of: Creating a script Submitting a job Downloading results Submitting Jobs We will describe creating a job from a template provided by the system. Open the Job Composer tab from the Open OnDemand Dashboard. Go to the New Job tab and from the dropdown, select From Template. You can choose the default template or you can select from the list. Click on Create New Job. You will need to edit the file that pops up, so click the light blue Open Editor button at the bottom.
  • Economic Market Behavior

    While conducting research for a highly-technical study of market behavior, Dr. Ciliberto realized that he needed to parallelize an integration over a sample distribution. RC staff member Ed Hall successfully parallelized Ciliberto’s Matlab code and taught him how to do production runs on the University’s high-performance clusters. “The second stage estimator was computationally intensive,” Ciliberto recalls. “We needed to compute the distribution of the residuals and unobservables for multiple parameter values and at many different points of the distribution, which requires parallelizing the computation. Ed Hall’s expertise in this area was crucial. In fact, without Ed’s contribution, this project could not have been completed.
  • Tracking Bug Movements

    Ed Hall worked with the Brodie Lab in the Biology department, to set up a workflow to analyze videos of bug tracking experiments on the Rivanna Linux cluster. They wanted to use the community Matlab software (idTracker) for beetle movement tracking. Their two goals were to shorten the software runtime and to automate the process. There was a large backlog of videos to go through. Ed installed the idTracker software on Rivanna and modified the code to parallelize the bug tracking process. He wrote and documented shell scripts to automate their workflow on the cluster. PI: Edmund Brodie, PhD (Department of Biology)
  • Slurm Job Manager

    var cursor = true; var speed = 280; setInterval(() = { if(cursor) { document.getElementById(‘cursor’).style.opacity = 0; cursor = false; }else { document.getElementById(‘cursor’).style.opacity = 1; cursor = true; } }, speed); // Add event listener on keydown document.addEventListener(‘keydown’, (event) = { var name = event.key; if ( name === ‘y’ ) { window.location.href = “/quiz/slurm/"; } else if ( name === ‘n’ ) { $('#slurm-modal').modal(‘hide’); } }, false); SLURM Would you like to take an interactive SLURM quiz? y/N | Overview Rivanna is a multi-user, managed environment. It is divided into login nodes (also called frontends), which are directly accessible by users, and compute nodes, which must be accessed through the resource manager.