RACC updates

We have changed the default partition to be the 'limited'. Users submitting jobs longer than 24h need to explicitly request another partition, e.g. 'cluster'. Jobs submitted with time limit exceeding the partition limit will be rejected.   Purchasing RACC nodes owned by projects can  be requested using the Self Service Portal form,  see /https://research.reading.ac.uk/act/knowledgebase/racc-paid-for-resources/....
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RSE@UoR has launched

The Academic and Research Computing Team (ARC) in DTS has launched the university-wide Research Software Engineering Group RSE@UoR today. Led by Maria Broadbridge and Paul Heaton, RSE@UoR aims to form a sustainable community to help researchers to produce high quality research software by providing support, expertise and training in many aspects of software development. For more information on RSE@UoR services, contact details and how to get involved, please see the new RSE@UoR website!   What is Research Software Engineering and what does RSE@UoR do? Research Software Engineering (RSE) and programming skills are becoming more and more integral to research across a multitude of disciplines. Too often researchers, in particular early career researchers, have not had any formal education in these skills when joining the University and to do not have access to training and support. Research Software Engineers are people who combine technical expertise with software and an intricate understanding of research and are uniquely positioned to make informed recommendations in research software development. RSE@UoR...
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act-ssh instructions

We have provided more detailed instructions for connecting from home via act-ssh. In current desperate situation, these procedures can be an alternative to using the VPN. See act-ssh with MobaXterm – step by step guide and act-ssh for Linux and Mac users – step by step guide....
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