UNIX/Linux Servers

Interactive Servers

Use these machines to run interactive programs, such as reading mail or editing files. Do not run long-term jobs on these machines.

  • riverdance.soe.ucsc.edu (FreeNX server)
    4x2.6GHz AMD Centos 6.8
  • sundance.soe.ucsc.edu
    Sundance is a virtualized Solaris 10 SPARC system with two virtual processors
  • moondance.soe.ucsc.edu
    Moondance is a virtualized Solaris 10 SPARC system with two virtual processors
  • udance.soe.ucsc.edu
    Udance is a Ubuntu server running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS with four processors

Compute Servers

Use these machines for long running compute jobs. Be aware these are shared machines, using all of the RAM or processors for one person is discouraged.

  • apache.soe.ucsc.edu
    Apache is a virtualized Solaris 10 SPARC system with 8 virtual processors on a Sun T2000 (32 thread 8 core 1GHz)
  • firedance.soe.ucsc.edu
    Centos 7.2 2x3.1 GHz AMD
  • citrisdance.soe.ucsc.edu 
    CentOS 7.2 2x8 core 2.6GHz Intel (GPU server) Two Tesla K20c GPU cards
  • craigsdance.soe.ucsc.edu (FreeNX server)
    Centos 6.8 4x2.6 GHz AMD
  • swingdance.soe.ucsc.edu
    Centos 7.2 2x3.1 GHz AMD
  • stardance.soe.ucsc.edu
    Centos 6.8 4x2.6GHz AMD (FreeNX server)
  • waterdance.soe.ucsc.edu
    Centos 7.2 4x2.6GHz AMD (X2Go server)
  • slamdance.soe.ucsc.edu
    Centos 6.8 4x2.6GHz AMD (FreeNX server)

Compute Clusters

Use these machines to run a large number of batch jobs

  • campusrocks.soe.ucsc.edu
    Running CentOS rocks release 6.2. This is a campus-wide resource operated by the BSOE, started from a Craig's List donation. There are 7 nodes with a total of 304 cores. Three nodes with 64 cores 256GB RAM, two nodes with 48 cores 192GB of RAM, and two nodes with 8 cores 16GB of RAM.
  • planetlab.soe.ucsc.edu
    Contact elm@soe.ucsc.edu or go to the PlanetLab web site.

Alumni Server

Alumni users will only have access to connect to the Alumni server:

  • alumni.soe.ucsc.edu
    CentOS 5.11