Talon 3 New-User Orientation, Part 1.1

Welcome to High-Performance Computing!Talon 3

Location: General Academic Building, Room 535 
Phone: 940-369-7066
Email: hpc-admin@unt.edu  ~  Website: https://hpc.unt.edu
Staff Directory: Meet the team

    What is Talon 3?Talon 3 cables

    Talon 3 is an High-Performance Computing (HPC) resource

    • Support by RITS/HPC staff member
    • Beowolf sytle HPC Computing Cluster
    • Users can run calculations in parallel over many computers
    • GPU compute nodes are available
    • 1.4PB of storage space
    • Linux operating system: CentOS 7

    Types of Network interconnections

    • High-speed FDR InfiniBand with speeds up to 56GBs
    • Ethernet—1Gbs 

    Queuing system—SLURM

    • Control job requests from all Talon users
    • Dispatches calculations to be computed


    Other Resources available for HPC users

    3D Printer 

    Availabe has a resource to any active HPC user accounts

    Any 3D print requests can be made here.

    HPC Workstations

    • Located in at HPC Studio (GAB, Room 535)
    • Maintained by HPC Staff member
    • Windows/Mac/Linux computer stations that are connect to Talon 3
    • Various visualization programs are installed; more can be installed upon request
    • For use by anyone requesting help using HPC resources from HPC Staff members