Research Computing: Quick reference

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Research Computing Quick Reference

ARCC
Advanced Research Computing Center
Bash
Bourne-Again Shell (See #Shell)
CIFS
Common Internet File System (See #SMB)
Cloud Computing
TODO
Cloud Storage
TODO
Csh
C shell (See #Shell)
FTP
File Transfer Protocol
Globus
A data transfer and sharing framework built around the use of the GridFTP protocol
GPFS (See IBM Spectrum Scale)
General Parallel File System
GridFTP
A protocol that extends FTP to be suitable for high performance/large data transfer; has multiple implementations including by Globus (See #FTP, #Globus)
HPC
High Performance Computing
HTC
High Throughput Computing
Mount Moran
The first UW centralized condominium cluster installed in 2012.
NFS
Network File System (NFS) is a client/server system that allows users to access files across a network and treat them as if they reside on the local computer.
NSF
National Science Foundation
NWSC
NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center
petaLibrary
Capacity-designed storage system to share data with other members of UW and external institutions.
Research Computing
The use of computing infrastructure, local or centralized, to perform research or aid experimental or theoretical research.
RMACC
Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium
Science DMZ
A Science DeMilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a portion of a larger network that has been configured and optimized for transfer of high-volume scientific data.
Shell
Command line interface or shell that provides a traditional Unix-like command line user interface to the operating system.
Slurm Workload Manager
A flexible and scalable scheduler that implements job scheduling, fairshare, limits, and Quality of Service (QoS)
SMB
Protocol for accessing remote filesystems on a Windows or Linux/Unix based operating system.
SSH
Secure SHell
Teton
2018 ARCC Intel based Cluster
XSEDE
Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment