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Relativistic Heavy Ion Group

RHIG Computing

   
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The group operates and maintain a LINUX computer cluster for analysis and simulations of heavy ion collision data, and for the design of new detector components. Faculty and students may also uses computing facilities at BNL-RCF as well as LBL-NERSC.

New User Computing Accounts

To obtain a new user account on the local cluster, contact your adviser, or Elizabeth Atems (Room ). If you are to work on STAR data analysis, you will also need a computer account at BNL-RCF, and possibly also at NERSC-PDSF. To obtain an account at RCF, follow the instructions posted at http://www.rhic.bnl.gov/RCF/UserInfo/GettingStarted/NewUser/. For NERSC accoounts, instructions are found at http://www.nersc.gov/nusers/accounts/get.php. Note that you will need to fill and fax a form to RCF/Nersc to acknowledge you agree with rules and regulations set forth by the DoE.

Local Computing Resources

The group operates a cluster of DUAL CPU LINUX analysis servers, and workstations. The 10 LINUX Dual CPU nodes constitute the core of the data analysis facility and are equipped with nearly 6 Tera-byte of hard disk space for temporary storage and analysis of the STAR data.  The machines are linked with one another and theWayne State network via a 1 Giga-bits/second connection.

STAR Computing

Find documentation of the computing facilities and resources available at RCF and PDSF for STAR analysis at the following links.

STAR Computing
  Getting Started, Tutorials, Meetings    
  Code Archival (CVS) - Online Manuel, Star Offline, Online, StRoot, Recent Commits    
  STAR Hypernews, Documentation, Search    
  Code Documentation Browser, StarClass Library, STAR Software Guide, DOXYGEN ,  
  GRID,Scheduler, File Catalog, Monitoring    
  Database, MYSQL    
  Code Build    
  Online, Offline, Production, Simulation, Embedding, Reconstruction, Calibration, SOFI    
  TPC, FTPC, SVT, SSD, EMC, EEMC, BBC, FPD, PMD, TOF, TRG, L3, CTL    
  ITTF    
Analysis Tools
  ROOT, User Guide, Class Reference, Tutorial, How-to's    
  CernLib, PAW, HBook    
  GEANT, GEANT4, VMC    
       
Computing Resources
  UNIX    
  LINUX: RedHat, Mandrake, SUSE, Scientific LINUX,    
  Windows Microsoft    
  MacIntosh: APPLE, FINK    
 

C/C++, Tutorials, References, Reference.com, STL, STL Tutorial , Bjarne Stroustrup's Page,
An-a-plus-c++-resources-directory

 

Compilers: GCC, Stroustrup's List of Compilers , Willus' List

   
  Fortran    
  JAVA, BEA Web-Logic    
  PERL Tutorial    
  PYTHON    
  UML (Unified Modeling Language)    
  GNU, Free Software Foundation, SourceForge.net    
  Databases: MySQL, Oracle, Sybase    
  Web Servers: Apache,    
  Web Clients: Netscape, Firefox, Explorer, Opera, Safari (MAC)    
  PDF Reader ADOBE Acrobat FOXIT Reader (Windows)    
  AFS: OpenAFS, IBM-AFS    
       
       

 

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