👋 Welcome aboard!
We're excited that you are here and interested in using the Palmetto Cluster. Everything that you need to get started with HPC resources at Clemson University is on this page.
📝 New User Procedure
New users must follow a two-step process to get started:
- Submit an account request.
- Attend an onboarding workshop.
It usually takes about one week to complete these steps, since there are multiple parties involved.
- Your sponsor (adviser/supervisor) must approve your request.
- Onboarding training is only offered weekly on Fridays.
- Faculty requests are automatically approved.
📖 Helpful Resources
While you wait for your account to be approved or the next onboarding training workshop, you may want to review these resources:
📄️ Requesting an Account
Each person with access to resources on the cluster is granted an account
📄️ Onboarding Training
All new users of the Palmetto Cluster are required to attend an onboarding
📄️ Logging In
Any user with a Palmetto Cluster account can log-in using
📄️ About Palmetto
Palmetto cluster racks at the data center
📄️ Compute Hardware
close-up view of compute nodes
📄️ Storage Technologies
Palmetto leverages high performance storage media and file systems to complement
📄️ Job Queueing and Control
The Palmetto cluster uses the
📄️ Submitting a Job
Now that you understand how jobs are controlled and the basic
The Research Computing and Data (RCD) team provides user support for the Palmetto Cluster. See the support section for options.