The SLD SLACVX Cluster

Introduction

The VAX usage policy is a useful introduction to using the SLACVX cluster. It contains information about which nodes to log into, how to use the SLD batch and staging systems and general hints for successful use of the VAX cluster.

Vital Statistics

Approx. 1800 SpecInts
220GB Disk
, mainly used for data storage

72 GB Input Staging |
81 GB SLDDAT
9 GB Output Staging

Monitoring the cluster

Documentation

VMS Bookreader Books
The complete VMS documentation set is now available through the web.
General VMS help
Help on VMS commands, compilers, functions etc.
Multinet
TCPIP for VMS, including FTP, TELNET, FINGER etc
PMDF
Mail delivery facility
SLAC utilities
General purpose SLAC written utilities.

and also the following SLD/Physics related help files:

SLD help files
Help on miscellaneous SLD defined VMS commands
SLD subroutines
Help on SLD subroutines
IDA commands
Help on IDA (SLD's Interactive Data Analysis system) commands
CERNLIB
Help on utilities from some place called CERN

Adminstration

The SLACVX system manager is Mike Wendling, whose home page contains a bunch of useful links.

The SLACVX cluster always works perfectly of course, but just in case it doesn't here is a place to keep a list of problems. Also, here's a list of past problems and their solutions.

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