Does this proposal define a new site beyond Computational Science, not to mention Server Fault, Super User, Linux, and our other computing sites?
Research Computing (proposal link)
for research computing facilitators, data center operators, XSEDE campus champions, ACI-REFS, and other users/supporters of advanced research computing
The purpose of Area 51 (our site-creation process) is to create sites in new subject areas that cannot be asked elsewhere. There's a discussion to decide if this proposal is mostly "general computing" questions that can be asked elsewhere. We generally do not create sites simply to give special-interest groups their own space unless the subjects are very specialized.
What do you think?
Have a look at the "top 40" questions above. Ignoring questions that may be "too broad" or too subjective, do you see a preponderance of questions that cannot be asked on either Server Fault, Super User, or our other computing sites?
Top 10 Marquee Questions for Research Computing
- What are cgroups and are they useful for cluster administration?
- How do I transfer large files to and from a remote system?
- My ssh terminal sessions keep timing out. What should I do to correct this situation?
- How do I find out what software is installed on an XSEDE resource, and how to link to it or use it?
- I would like to use Singularity or Shifter to run a program that requires a custom library under the /opt protected directory? How do I do this?
- How can I use passwordless ssh?
- How do you handle emergency resource requests, while still maintaining fair access to all users?
- What is OpenHPC, how and in what ways are people finding it useful?
- What annual conferences in the US pacific northwest specifically cover cluster operations?
- What are the problems with host Docker instances on a shared cluster?
Your help would be appreciated. Thank you.