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Glossary of Terms

 

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MASSIVEMulti-modal Australian Sciences Imaging and Visualisation Environment  https://www.massive.org.au/
MCCMonash Campus Cluster (formerly known as Monash Sun Grid)
NECTARNational eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR) Project http://nectar.org.au/about-nectar
NCINational Computational Infrastructure.  Australia’s national research computing service, http://nci.org.au/
PBSPortable Batch System (or simply PBS) is the name of computer software that performs job scheduling. Its primary task is to allocate computational tasks, i.e., batch jobs, among the available computing resources. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portable_Batch_System
SGESun Grid Engine. A queuing and scheduling system. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_Grid_Engine
SSHSecure Shell. SSH clients implement the SSH protocol, allowing you secure and authenticated access to Monash servers.
SUService Unit. The amount of computing done on one core of a CPU in one hour. Hence a 4 core processor can produce 4SUs in one hour.

 

 

 

 

 

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