HOWTO, Gaudet Lab, Harvard University

This is an old wiki page and is out-of-date. It's been retained as some of this information may still be useful. ## Site Overview: Members of the Gaudet Lab at Harvard University have access to two graphical workstations , Pioneer and Cobincho, and a regular workstation ‘Curry’, all running a large collection of structural biology software. The linux workstations share authentication and data directories. Pioneer contains a license for running HKL2000.

Research Computing support is provided by SBGrid. P lease contact SBGrid here .

Workstations:

|Name|Operating System|Hardware Configuration|Location|Last Checked|Notes| |---|---|---|---|---|---
|cobincho|CentOS 6.5, |Intel Core i7 CPU at 3.6GHz, 4 Cores. 32 GB of RAM. Nvidia Quadro 4000.|NW 305|10/24/2014 | curry|CentOS 6.5|Intel Core i7 CPU at 2.8GHz, 4 Cores. 2GB of RAM. Nvidia Quadro FX 380. |NW 305|10/27/2014 | pioneer|CentOS 6.4|Intel Core i7 CPU at 3.6GHz, 4 Cores. 32 GB of RAM. Nvidia Quadro 4000.|NW 305|10/24/2014|HKL2000 licensed system.

Printers:

|Name|Model|Location|Notes| |---|---|---|--- | |carmen|HP LaserJet 4700|Computer Lab|color printer
|vger|Ricoh Aficio C410|Wet Lab|color printer

Using SBGrid programs:

All applications are located in /programs directory and are configured to run without additional settings. In most cases, you will easily be able to run any program in the collection by opening up a terminal shell, and typing the name of the program that you want to run.

Data Replication:

Data is replicated to a secondary server. Snapshots are taken every hour and kept for 24 hours. Additionally, 7 daily snapshots are kept, 8 weeks, and up to 12 months. If you need a file restored,  please contact SBGrid here .

Remote access:

SSH access is available through galactica.mcb.harvard.edu . Remote access is not enabled by default. If you need to access Galactica remotely,  please contact SBGrid  here .

Networking and General IT Support:

To report problems regarding the network at Harvard University, or general computing support, contact the Harvard University Help desk.