Graphical application launcher (GfxLauncer)

The graphical application launcher (GfxLauncher) is a software for launching graphical or interactive applications through SLURM. It is responsible for submitting a job to SLURM, connecting to the application running on the node and monitoring the progress of the application.

User interface

GfxLauncher has a very minimal user interface for the user to specify the requested time the application is needed, any specific resources required (GPU, CPU) and the project charged when running the application. The main user interface is described in the following figure:

sample screen

Resources

Resource Description
On-demand Servers providing support for hardware accelerated applications (OpenGL).
On-demand (A40) Servers for hardware accelerated applications using NVIDIA A40 GPU.
On-demand (A40) Servers for hardware accelerated applications using NVIDIA A40 GPU.
Aurora CPU Standard Aurora CPU server.
Aurora CPU (32c) Upgraded Aurora CPU servers with 32 cores / server.
Aurora GPU (K80) Standard Aurora GPU server with NVIDIA K80.
Aurora GPU (A100) Upgraded Aurora GPU server with NVIDIA A100.
Windows on-demand (V100) Windows server providing hardware accelerated windows sessions.

Please note that not all resources are shown in the launcher dialog box. Which resources are displayed are determined by the application.