Adroit is an 9 node Beowulf cluster acquired through a partnership between Dell Computer Corporation and OIT.
Each compute node has thirty-two 2.60 GHz Intel Skylake CPU-cores and 384 GB RAM. There are also two nodes which have GPUs: one with four NVIDIA V100s and one with two K40c GPUs . The cluster is intended for developing, debugging, and testing codes as well as for small production jobs. There is also an OnDemand node, an open-source HPC web portal, for using the cluster called MyAdroit, https://myadroit.princeton.edu. A VPN is required to connect to MyAdroit.
If you would like an account on Adroit, please click on the Adroit Registration link (link is external) to fill out the registration form.
System Configuration and Usage
The head node, adroit, should be used for interactive work only, such as compiling programs, and submitting jobs as described below. No jobs should be run on the head node, other than brief tests that last no more than a few minutes.
Please remember that system resources are shared by all users.
There is no scheduled maintenance for Adroit during academic semesters. Adroit will be down for maintenance between academic semester