Gaussian Queue on Lewis Ready for Production

We are pleased to announce that the Gaussian queue on Lewis is now ready for production. This represents our successful transition from the old Clark (SGI) infrastructure to support Gaussian to new hardware integrated into the Lewis cluster.

A special LSF queue, named “Gaussian” has been created for running Gaussian jobs on the Lewis cluster. The compute nodes that are scheduled by the Gaussian queue have been configured specifically to support efficient execution of Gaussian jobs, including large locally attached scratch disk space for fast I/O to the work files used by Gaussian jobs. Gaussian jobs can be submitted to other queues, including the idle queue, but users are urged to submit their Gaussian jobs to the Gaussian queue. For more information, visit

Sep. 21, 2014

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