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Proteus, woodcut by Andrea Alciato

Proteus and Picotte are part of the University Research Computing Facility.

Thing 0 - NO DATA BACKUPS AT ALL

URCF DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY FORM OF BACKUP FOR USER AND RESEARCH GROUP DATA. DATA BACKUP IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH USER OR GROUP.

For some suggestions on backing up data, see Backup Solutions.

Security Advisory

Security advisory regarding Python/Conda/pip/PyPI

Numerous malicious packages have been uploaded to PyPI and Conda repositories. These malicious packages may be named slightly different from legitimate packages, i.e. they are using a technique called "typo-squatting". Please double check your commandlines before installation. If you think you may have installed a malicious package, please contact urcf-support@drexel.edu

Talks and Workshops

  • Talk
    Intro to Picotte for Proteus Users
    by D. Chin
    Thursday March 4, 2021 2pm - 3pm
    on Zoom - see email in URCFHPC-USERS-L

Getting Help

Please contact URCF support via the issue tracking system:

    urcf-support@drexel.edu

This ensures a record is kept of your request and all work done for it.

Please copy and paste any input you typed and resulting error messages in your email. Do not summarize, or try to reproduce the message from memory.

See also: Frequently Encountered Problems

Office Hours

Service Status

  • Proteus is online.
  • Picotte is online.

Please report irregularities to urcf-support@drexel.edu

Trouble Changing Password?

Are you having trouble changing your password? Please see this: Introduction to Using Proteus#Changing Passwords

Web Portal

Scheduled Downtime

Proteus will have scheduled downtime roughly once every month.

  • Next scheduled downtime: t.b.a.

Staff Out of Office

  • n/a

Cluster Status

Picotte

Monitoring t.b.a.

Proteus

News

  • 2021-03-04
  • 2021-03-03
    • Picotte: GPU and big memory nodes have increased local scratch - 1.7 TB (up from 850 GB)
  • 2021-02-24
    • Complete BLAST Databases (as of 2021-02-24) have been downloaded to Picotte
    • SAS installed on Picotte
  • 2021-02-23
  • 2021-02-22
    • Abaqus installed on Picotte
    • Stata installed on Picotte
  • 2021-02-15
    • New cluster Picotte open to all users

Archived News

Known Issues

URCF Proteus Documentation Wiki

You can login here with your Proteus account: select drexel_urcf in the dropdown menu on the login page. Please feel free to create and edit articles if you wish.

Documentation is being created as we go along. Please see the Recent Changes page for updates.

System Information and Policies

Getting Started

See also all the articles in the Category:Quick Start Guides

Other Online Documentation

Useful Links