TACC User Guides
Last update: November 12, 2018

Compute Resource User Guides

Chameleon
Bare-metal & VM cloud research
Multi-architecture: Haswell, ARM, FPGA, GPUs
System components at UChicago and TACC

Corral
High Performance Storage and Data Management
6PB replicated storage in Austin and Arlington
Direct access on Stampede2, Lonestar 5, Stallion

Jetstream
Self-service cloud and virtualization
System components at Indiana U and TACC

Hikari
Collaboration with govt of Japan and NTT
Hi voltage DC, solar-powered Haswell Apollo nodes

Lonestar 5
HPC, Remote Visualization
Cray XC40 Cluster with Intel Xeon 1.2 PF, 30K cores; Haswell-based Cray XC40

Maverick
Interactive Visualization, Data Analytics
132 Ivy Bridge nodes with NIVDIA K40 GPUs

Ranch
Mass Archival Storage
The TACC mass storage server provides 160PB of both short term and long term high performance archival storage.

Rustler
Cloud Computing
Rustler: Hadoop Distributed File System

Stallion
Tiled-Display System
Dell Visualization Cluster; 16x5, 328 megapixel tiled display

Stampede2 New!
TACC's newest flagship system featuring Intel's Knights Landing and Skylake processors

Wrangler
Data Intensive Computing
120 Haswell nodes; EMC DSSD flash high-speed global store

Tutorials

Access Control Lists
Control who sees what and manage access to your files

ACLs on the Web
Manage Access Control Lists via a web interface

Bash Quick Start Guide
The dos and don'ts of configuring your shell and session start-up files

Modules and Lmod
Controlling your computing environment

Multi-Factor Authentication
Step-by-step to securing your TACC accounts with Multi-Factor Authentication.

Remote Desktop Access via DCV and VNC Connections New!
Establish VNC or DCV connections to TACC resources for graphics-enabled applications.

Sharing Project Files on TACC Systems
Create a shared workspace for users on the same allocation/project

TAU at TACC New!
Using the TAU debugger at TACC