Wikis

Workload

Workload Catch-all term for a related group of tasks you do on an HPC cluster–e.g., you are running a genomics mapping workload, a weather modeling...

Warewulf

Warewulf An open-source cluster provisioning system for HPC and enterprise computing. Warewulf utilizes container-based node images and iPXE to easily serve a specified operating system...

Userspace

Userspace The user-facing code of the Linux operating system, where most user applications are run. Sits on top of the kernel in the kernelspace-userspace model....

Scaling Up

Scaling Up Expanding a cluster’s capabilities “vertically” by increasing the capabilities of existing components, but without adding more functional units at the node level as...

Scaling Out

Scaling Out Expanding a cluster’s capabilities “horizontally” by adding additional nodes like those already existing, thus creating additional resources without implying a change in the...

Rocky Linux

Rocky Linux An open-source, community-driven, community-developed Enterprise Linux operating system based on RHEL and acting as one of the successors to the original CentOS Linux...

Resources

Resources What a computer uses to accomplish computational jobs. The compute nodes, along with the CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, other accelerators, RAM, etc., that are in...

Pipeline

Pipeline The primary processing component of a workflow, i.e., the main sequence of computational jobs some HPC-based task will perform as a part of execution....