Glossary

Cluster

Logical set of physical machines with a resource scheduler that users can submit jobs to.

Compute-node

The machine where a submitted job runs using information passed from a web-node acting as a proxy.

Login-node

Similar to the compute-node but used to interact with the file-system or a container using something like ssh.

Web-node

Refers to the front end Apache web-server machine itself which runs Apache and the user’s PUN.

PUN

The Per User Nginx. An Nginx instance running on the Web-node as the user.