“interactive” script for SLURM

I recently rolled out a new distributed model for our research computing cluster at work. We’re using GlusterFS for networked home directories and SLURM for job/resource scheduling. GlusterFS allows us to scale storage with minimal downtime or service disruption, and SLURM allows us to treat compute nodes as generic resources for running users’ jobs (ie, […]

Publishing static sites with Pelican

There’s a lot of buzz from the hipsters about static site generation using Python and Ruby tools. A few that I just overheard while standing in line at Starbucks: Pelican Octopress – “A blogging framework for hackers” Jekyll Tinkerer – “Blogging for Pythonistas” nanoc Despite being popular almost exclusively with hipsters, I can see the […]