birgHPC Creating Instant Computing Clusters for Bioinformatics and Molecular Dynamics Chew Teong Han Bioinformatics Resear...
bi rg  Team
Introduction
Beowulf circa 1996 NASA/CESDIS US History
PS3s circa 2007 NCSU US
Tienhe-1A circa 2010 NSC China
Motivations
Daytime ~Full load Night time/ Holidays ~Idle
Solution + { something } = - - -
bi rg HPC +
Features <ul><li>Required only one CD/flash drive on head node
Use netboot image to boot compute nodes
Auto config of SSH, firewall, IP, apache, home directory detection, slots detection, …
Include parallel-enabled compilers, libraries
Include parallel-ready bioinformatics suite: Gromacs, NAMD, mpiBLAST & ClustalW-MPI
Ganglia cluster monitoring
Include job script </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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birgHPC MOSC2011

  1. 1. birgHPC Creating Instant Computing Clusters for Bioinformatics and Molecular Dynamics Chew Teong Han Bioinformatics Research Group Faculty of Biosciences & Bioengineering Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  2. 2. bi rg Team
  3. 3. Introduction
  4. 4. Beowulf circa 1996 NASA/CESDIS US History
  5. 5. PS3s circa 2007 NCSU US
  6. 6. Tienhe-1A circa 2010 NSC China
  7. 7. Motivations
  8. 8. Daytime ~Full load Night time/ Holidays ~Idle
  9. 9. Solution + { something } = - - -
  10. 10. bi rg HPC +
  11. 11. Features <ul><li>Required only one CD/flash drive on head node
  12. 12. Use netboot image to boot compute nodes
  13. 13. Auto config of SSH, firewall, IP, apache, home directory detection, slots detection, …
  14. 14. Include parallel-enabled compilers, libraries
  15. 15. Include parallel-ready bioinformatics suite: Gromacs, NAMD, mpiBLAST & ClustalW-MPI
  16. 16. Ganglia cluster monitoring
  17. 17. Include job script </li></ul>
  18. 26. Availability http://birg1.fbb.utm.my/birghpc
  19. 27. http://sourceforge.net/projects/birghpc/
  20. 28. Oxford Bioinformatics
  21. 29. Acknowledgment <ul><li>Team members </li><ul><li>Dr Shahir Shamsir Omar
  22. 30. Joyce Tan Kwee Hong
  23. 31. Farizuwana Akma binti Zulkifle </li></ul><li>Funding </li><ul><li>MOSTI TechnoFund vote 79910 </li></ul><li>Facilities </li><ul><li>Universiti Teknologi Malaysia </li></ul></ul>
  24. 32. Contact Us <ul><li>Dr Mohd Shahir Shamsir Omar </li><ul><li>[email_address]
  25. 33. [email_address] </li></ul><li>Chew Teong Han </li><ul><li>[email_address]
  26. 34. [email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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