Modules Update December 2019

Posted on Wed 11 December 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Since the last module update in August, we have added 23 modules to dev, added 22 modules to production and removed 4 modules. Read on for complete list of changes.


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Modules Update August 2019

Posted on Fri 09 August 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Since the last update in April, we have updated the following module files:

Application Name Application Version Arch Status Set as Default?
abaqus 2019 x86_64 moved from dev to production no
anaconda2 2019.03 ppc64le added to dev N/A
anaconda3 2019.03 ppc64le added to dev N/A
ansys …

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Modules Update April 2019

Posted on Fri 26 April 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Since the last update in March, we have updated the following module files:

Updates to the Production Environment

  • Added anaconda2 2018.12
  • Added anaconda3 2018.12
  • Added cellranger 3.0.2
  • Added nagfor 6.2
  • Moved perl5lib to perl5lib/5.26.0
  • Added relion 3.0 and 3.0-gpu
  • Added …

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Modules Update March 2019

Posted on Mon 11 March 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Since the last update (on 29/11/2018), we have updated the following module files:

Updates to the Production Environment

  • Added bartender 1.1 (now the default)
  • Added boost 1.68.0 (now the default)
  • Added castep 18.1-intel* (now the default)
  • Added cuda 9.0.176
  • Added cudnn 7 …

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Update of environment modules to version 4.2.1

Posted on Fri 18 January 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

We have deployed the latest version of Environment Modules (4.2.1) across the cluster on all frontend and compute nodes.

A summary of changes introduced in the latest version:

  • The output of module avail is paginated (pass --no-pager to restore legacy behaviour).
  • Output from module sub-commands are printed to …

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ppc64le own modules

Posted on Wed 12 December 2018 in news by Tom Bradford

You may now load private ppc64le modules after loading the use.own module on nodes with POWER9 processors. Private modules must be placed in the directory ${HOME}/privatemodules_ppc64le, which will be created if it does not exist upon loading the use.own module.


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Development modules update

Posted on Thu 29 November 2018 in news by Tom Bradford

We have moved the following modules from dev to deprecated:

  • kraken/2.0.7
  • polyrate/17-B

The following modules have been moved from dev to production:

  • cmake/3.12.2 (now the default)
  • gcc/8.2.0
  • java/1.8.0_171-oracle (now the default)
  • java/10.0.0-oracle
  • groff/1 …

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Deprecated modules 2018

Posted on Sat 15 September 2018 in news by Tom Bradford

We removed some problematic module files. Please check your job scripts for use of these modules:

  • Python: Due to a number of issues with the module installs of python, older versions below 2.7.14 and 3.6.3 are being removed from Apocrita (python/2.7.13, python/2 …

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Deprecated openmpi 2.0.2-gcc module

Posted on Thu 05 April 2018 in news by Simon Butcher

We identified a problem with the openmpi/2.0.2-gcc module and have removed it as the correct interface was not being used for the MPI communication between nodes. This resulted in potentially much slower communication and consequently jobs taking longer to run.

Programs should be rebuilt against the other …


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