Large Memory Computing
Debugging

Large Memory Nodes on Oscar

Memory-Intensive Workloads

Users can check the nodes in a partition using this command nodes bigmem . As of March 2020 the Oscar cluster currently has following nodes in bigmem partition.

NODES CORES CPU/NODE MEM Features PARTITION
2 64 2-cores 2096GB 32core,intel,cascade,edr bigmem
8 256 32-cores 376GB 32core,intel,cascade,edr bigmem
2 64 32-cores 754GB 32core,intel,cascade,edr bigmem

To submit batch jobs to large memory nodes, include the following in your batch script:

#SBATCH -p bigmem

To run an interactive job on large memory node, launch the interact command with the following flag:

$ interact -q bigmem