Perl

Overview

Perl is a general-purpose interpreted programming language, originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and bioinformatics.

Perl on Rivanna

Newer versions of Perl can be loaded through modules.  A module for BioPerl is also available which automatically loads a recent Perl.

module load perl
or
module load bioperl

Sample SLURM script

#!/bin/bash
#SBATCH -N 1
#SBATCH -n 1
#SBATCH -t 01:00:00
#SBATCH -o output_filename
#SBATCH -p standard
#SBATCH -A mygroup

module load perl

perl myscript.pl