TACC User Guides
Last update: September 05, 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

Software User Guides

ABAQUS at TACC
Using ABAQUS on TACC resources

Using the DDT Parallel Debugger
Using Allinea's debugger, a symbolic, parallel debugger that enabling graphical debugging of MPI applications

Deep Learning at TACC
A guide to Caffe, Tensorflow and MXNet on Stampede2 and Maverick

GROMACS at TACC

Globus at TACC
How to transfer files to and from TACC using the Globus utilities

idev User Guide
A TACC-developed app, idev allows interactive access to compute nodes to aid developers

iRODS User Guide
A guide to using the iRODS data and grid management tool at TACC

LAMMPS at TACC

MATLAB at TACC
Using MATLAB on TACC resources

NAMD at TACC New!

OpenFOAM on Stampede2
How to build and run OpenFOAM on Stampede2

Quantum Espresso at TACC New!

VASP at TACC New!

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

Remote Desktop Access at TACC New!

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