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Linux Servers and the Cluster


Overview

Linux is a free clone of the Unix operating system that runs on many different harware platforms. Information about Linux abounds on the web, one place to start is http://www.linux.org/. Linux, unlike Windows is a true multiuser and multitasking operating system. Users may log onto Linux machines using the tried and true ssh protocol and run any of the software  installed on the machine.

To access a Linux machine in this department you need to be a student, staff or faculty in our department. Terminal windows may be opened from any machine with an ssh client installed. X Windows programs may also be run if you are running a X Windows client on your local machine.

Available Machines

The Department currently has the following linux servers for faculty and grad-student use.

These linux server is connected to 4 GPU card nodes. The main purpose of this machine is GPU computing

  • impact1.stat.iastate.edu
  • impact2.stat.iastate.edu
Will Landau GPU Seminar

These are stand alone linux servers for computational needs.

  • impact3.stat.iastate.edu
  • impact4.stat.iastate.edu
  • linux10.stat.iastate.edu
  • linux11.stat.iastate.edu

The following linux servers are for special application needs. Please contact stat-it to set up access to these servers

  • rstudio.stat.iastate.edu
  • shiny1.stat.iastate.edu
  • shiny.stat.iastate.edu
  • To access a Linux machine in this department you need to be a student, staff or faculty in our department. Terminal windows may be opened from any machine with an ssh client installed. X Windows programs may also be run if you are running a X Windows server on your local machine.

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