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Application Details

  • Description: Python is a high-level interpreted programming language for general-purpose programming, supported by a large number of libraries for many tasks
  • Versions: Python 2.7.11 and 3.5.1
  • Module names: python/2.7.11 python/3.5.1
  • License: Free to use - Python Software Foundation License

Usage Examples

Python is provided by the Anaconda package too


Interactive with command line:

[username@c170 ~]$ module add python/anaconda/4.0/2.7
[username@c170 ~]$ python
Python 2.7.5 (default, Nov 20 2015, 02:00:19)
[GCC 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

Interactive with command line with IPython:

[username@c170 ~]$ ipython
Python 2.7.13 |Anaconda custom (64-bit)| (default, Dec 20 2016, 23:09:15)
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

IPython 5.1.0 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
?         -> Introduction and overview of IPython's features.
%quickref -> Quick reference.
help      -> Python's own help system.
object?   -> Details about 'object', use 'object??' for extra details.

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Batch Submission

#SBATCH -J PythonTest                # Job name, you can change it to whatever you want
#SBATCH -N 1                                  # Number of nodes 
#SBATCH --ntasks-per-node 1    # Number of cores per node
#SBATCH -o %N.%j.out                # Standard output will be written here
#SBATCH -e %N.%j.err                 # Standard error will be written here
#SBATCH -p compute                  # Slurm partition, where you want the job to be queued 

module purge
module add python/3.5.1

This is then submitted as follows:

[username@login01 ~]$ sbatch Pythontest.job
Submitted batch job 289522

Further Information

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