Usage Policy

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  • Running job or CPU intensive process on (headnode) itself is strictly prohitbited, we will kill such processes without warning.

  • No direct access (eg. SSH) to compute node unless otherwise arranged.

  • If you need to run your job outside the queuing system and/or need to reserve a batch of machines for other purpose, please submit a request via, we will review the situation and properly assign you a batch of machines for exlusive use.

  • Please be mindful of others. We practice all honor codes and we expect every user to be a good citizen. We also encourage collaboration and sharing, but written permission is required before using other group resources.