Posted in 2022
- 24 October 2022
This content is based on this notebook.
jupyter-dash package makes it easy to develop Plotly Dash apps
from the Jupyter Notebook and JupyterLab.
- 21 October 2022
Changes from slk v3.3.21 to v3.3.67
Changlog updated on 2022-10-21 (changes in
slk chmod extended)
- 21 October 2022
Our server luv shows you how much storage space your project is using and also how much each individual project member is contributing. For technical reasons, we can only show the apparent size (see below) of a user’s files. For the entire project, however, we show the actually occupied disk space. We are not happy about this inconsistency but for now, we have to live with it.
Here we try to explain the difference between the two ways to measure the size of files.
- 19 September 2022
Update from slk_helpers v1.2.x to v1.5.7
- 22 August 2022
Who wouldn’t want to use all of their node hours on Levante in the most productive way? After all, this is how we present our project in the proposal. Everything will go according to plan. What could go wrong? In fact, a lot, so can I get the time back in that case? Here is an incomplete list of things we often hear.
I found a bug in my model and now I have to run all experiments again.
- 02 August 2022
Tmux allows you to keep a shell session active when closing your ssh connection. So, when you close your laptop to change a room, you don’t lose the current state of your command line tools. It has many more useful features.
However, you need to remember the login node you used to start tmux, and X11 applications (e.g. ncview) will not survive the disconnect.
emacs will survive in command line mode (
module load emacs ; emacs -nw).
The following examples will assume that you have prescribed your user name and allowed (trusted) X11 forwarding for dkrz.de machines in your
- 14 June 2022
Basemap has reached end-of-life and we won’t install basemap system wide (python 3 module) but you can easily install it into a personal conda environment like this
- 09 June 2022
As a project admin or even as a normal project user you may look from time to time into accounting data for resources we provide (Levante, archive, etc.).
For each project you participate in, you can find a table on https://luv.dkrz.de like the one shown below. Usually you only see your own entries. Other user’s names are hidden.
- 20 May 2022
The current ICON release 2.6.4 has no setup for building and running on the new HPC system levante
There are multiple options to get an ICON binary and run it:
- 26 April 2022
The Python IDE Spyder is hidden in the python3 module and needs additional libraries from spack to start.
Load the missing libraries via spack and load python3 (which contains spyder):
- 22 April 2022
2022-10-17: This problem should be fixed with our current software stack. The workaround is not required any longer.
When trying to start a gui application like gvim, you get an error message:
- 04 March 2022
So that not every user or every project has to copy its data from Mistral to Levante, DKRZ will take over this in a coordinated manner. In this way, the bandwidth between the systems can be better utilised.
We will only copy data located in
/work - and only for projects that have
resources granted on the Levante system.
- 11 February 2022
Update: The problem was solved by an update of the Lustre-client by our storage vendor. The workaround described below should no longer be necessary. If you one of your jobs runs into a bus error, please let us know.
When running jobs on Levante, these sometimes fail with a Bus error, similar to the example below:
- 28 January 2022
We proudly 🥳 announce that the CDP is extended by new sets of CMIP6 data primarily published at DKRZ.
The ensemble set of simulations from the ESM MPI-ESM1-2-LR is now completed with additional 130 Simulations. For each of the following experiments, 30 Simuluations form an ensemble of different realizations with varying initial conditions: