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Welcome To ROGER

Resourcing Open Geospatial Education and Research, ROGER is the world's first-ever CyberGIS Supercomputer designed especially for computationally intensive geospatial data processing and analysis.

ROGER is located at the National Petascale Computing Facility on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus and is managed by the CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies.

Before Getting Started Read About the ROGER User Documentation
 Important Terms Defined

Key Definitions

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Module: relating to software, module here means an independent component that is part of a larger program.

Environment:

Subsystem:

Program: linked modules.

Job: a file containing user name, resources needed, and the compiled programs for running.

Script: text document containing commands and/or executable.

Shell: the user interface that allows for access to the operating system's services.

 Conventions Used In This Guide

 KEY WORDS APPEAR LIKE SO.

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 To Learn More About ROGER:

About ROGER

General overview of the ROGER cluster.

Resource Configuration on ROGER

Introduction & overview to how ROGER is set-up/its subsystems.

ROGER's System Hardware

Technical summary of the cluster's hardware. 

 For Help on Using ROGER:

HPC: A Quick Start Guide

Brief introduction on how to login and submit a simple batch job on ROGER.

ROGER User Guides

Detailed set of user guides for each subsystem, including information on how to optimize the available resources provided by ROGER.

 To Learn More About CyberGIS

About the CyberGIS Center»

The CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies is located at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is responsible for managing ROGER. Click above to find out more and how they are innovating the field of GIS.

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