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High performance computing - HPC

Ce service permet d’accéder aux infrastructures de calcul haute performance (clusters) de l’UNIL pour le traitement de données de recherche non sensibles.

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Infrastructure and Resources

Using the Clusters

Software

DCSR Software Stack

What is it? The DCSR provides a software environment including commonly used scientific tools an...

Old software stack

The old (Vital-IT) software stack can be accessed on Curnagl via the following commands $ source...

Compiling and running MPI codes

To illustrate the procedure we will compile and run a MPI hello world example from mpitutorial.co...

MATLAB on the clusters

The full version of MATLAB is only installed on the login and interactive nodes so in order to ru...

Using Conda and Anaconda

Conda is a package manager system for Python and other tools and is widely used in some areas suc...

Using Mamba to install Conda packages

Mamba is an alternative to Conda package manager. The main advantage is its speed regarding depen...

Deep Learning with GPUs

The training phase of your deep learning model may be very time consuming. To accelerate this pro...

AlphaFold

The project home page where you can find the latest information is at https://github.com/deepmind...

R on the clusters

R is provided via the DCSR software stack Interactive mode To load R: module load gcc r R # ...

Software local installation

This page gives an example of a local installation of a software, i.e. a software that will be on...

Running Busco

A Singularity container is available for version 4.0.6 of Busco. To run it, you need to proceed a...

Offline installation on Jura

Installing new software on Jura is complicated because the cluster does not have Internet access....

SWITCHfilesender from the cluster

Switch Filesender Filesender is a service provided by SWITCH to transfer files over http. Normal...

Filetransfer from the cluster

filetransfer.dcsr.unil.ch https://filetransfer.dcsr.unil.ch is a service provided by the DCSR to...

CryoSPARC

First of all, if you plan to use CryoSPARC on the cluster, please contact us to get a port number...

Sandbox containers

Container basics For how to use Singularity/Apptainer containers please see our course at: htt...

Course software for decision trees / random forests

In the practicals, we will use only a small dataset and we will need only little computation powe...

Course software for introductory deep learning

In the practicals, we will use only a small dataset and we will need only little computation powe...

Optimisation, Profiling and Debugging

Courses and Training