Rivanna Maintenance Day, August 21

Rivanna will be down for routine maintenance on Tuesday, August 21 beginning at 6 a.m. You may continue to submit jobs until the maintenance period begins, but if the system determines that your job will not have time to finish, it will not start until Rivanna is returned to service. Rivanna is expected to return to service later in the day.

Containers on Rivanna

Containers are packages of libraries, executables, and, optionally, data that encapsulate software and workflows in a way that is portable and can be easily shared with others.  The most popular container server is Docker, but Docker makes some assumptions that render it unsuitable for a multi-user high-performance computing system.  Singularity was developed to respond to these issues and is growing in popularity at HPC sites.  We have now installed

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