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The GAMMA lab has a partition of GPU nodes available in the Nexus. Only GAMMA lab members are able to run non-interruptible jobs on these nodes.


You can always find out what hosts you have access to submit via the Nexus#Access page. The GAMMA lab in particular has a special submission host that has additional local storage available.


Quality of Service

GAMMA users have access to all of the standard QoS' in the gamma partition using the gamma account.

The additional QoSes for the GAMMA partition specifically are:

  • huge-long: Allows for longer jobs using higher overall resources.

Please note that the partition has a GrpTRES limit of 100% of the available cores/RAM on the partition-specific nodes plus 50% of the available cores/RAM on legacy## nodes, so your job may need to wait if all available cores/RAM (or GPUs) are in use.


Nodenames Type Quantity CPUs Memory GPUs
gammagpu[00-04] A5000 GPU Node 4 32 256GB 8
gammagpu05 A4000 GPU Node 1 32 256GB 8
Total 6 192 1536GB 48


Other than the default Nexus storage allocation(s), Gamma has invested in a 20TB NVMe scratch file system on that is available as /scratch1. To utilize this space, you will need to copy data from/to this over SSH from a compute node. To make this easier, you may want to setup SSH keys that will allow you to copy data without prompting for passwords.

This file system is not available over NFS and there are no backups or snapshots available for this file system. Please refer to our UNIX Local Storage page for more information.


From you can run the following example to submit an interactive job. Please note that you need to specify the --account, --partition and --qos. Please refer to our SLURM documentation about about how to further customize your submissions including making a batch submission.

$ srun --pty --gres=gpu:8 --account=gamma --partition=gamma --qos=huge-long bash
$ hostname
$ nvidia-smi -L
GPU 0: NVIDIA RTX A5000 (UUID: GPU-cdfb2e0c-d69f-354b-02f4-15161dc7fa66)
GPU 1: NVIDIA RTX A5000 (UUID: GPU-be53e7a1-b8fd-7089-3cac-7a2fbf4ec7dd)
GPU 2: NVIDIA RTX A5000 (UUID: GPU-774efbb1-d7ec-a0bb-e992-da9d1fa6b193)
GPU 3: NVIDIA RTX A5000 (UUID: GPU-d1692181-c7de-e273-5f95-53ad381614c3)
GPU 4: NVIDIA RTX A5000 (UUID: GPU-ba51fd6c-37bf-1b95-5f68-987c18a6292a)
GPU 5: NVIDIA RTX A5000 (UUID: GPU-c1224a2a-4a3b-ff16-0308-4f36205b9859)
GPU 6: NVIDIA RTX A5000 (UUID: GPU-8d20d6cd-abf5-2630-ab88-6bba438c55fe)
GPU 7: NVIDIA RTX A5000 (UUID: GPU-93170910-5d94-6da5-8a24-f561d7da1e2d)