Setting Up Off-Campus Access to Research Computing Resources

Setting Up Off-Campus Access to Research Computing Resources

Connecting to research computing resource from off-campus requires one of two approaches:” Approach One – Most commonly used – SU VPN From a Windows PC this is most easily done through the Syracuse University Remote Access (SURA) utility.  You can find information...
A Monte Carlo Algorithm for Computing π

A Monte Carlo Algorithm for Computing π

To illustrate running a job under Condor, you will use a Monte Carlo method for computing π This is an example of an embarrassingly parallel problem that can easily be run on the Campus Condor Pool. To illustrate running a job under Condor, you will use a Monte Carlo...
When Things Go Wrong

When Things Go Wrong

To see what happens when a job fails, let us deliberately break the script hello.sh First edit the Condor submit file hello.sub and change the number of jobs submitted in a cluster back to one: queue 1 Next, edit the file hello.sh and change the line...
Submitting Multiple Jobs

Submitting Multiple Jobs

So far, we have only submitted a single job. The power of Condor is in making it simple to submit many jobs in one go. Edit the le hello.sub and change the last line of the fi le to queue 20 and re-submit the job with condor_submit hello.sub   Table of...

Running Your Job

Condor works by match-making jobs in the queue to available machines in the pool So far we have seen the two key elements of the pool: the job queue, which is displayed by  condor_q and the pool status which is displayed by condor_status. We will see how this works...