This page documents major updates to CONVERGE Horizon.
The dates listed below indicate when this page was updated. Some individual changes may have been implemented shortly before the date listed.
February 24, 2023
Improved performance of job status and usage pages.
Fixed a bug that prevented users from downloading multiple files from the Storage tab with Control+Click or Shift+Click.
January 30, 2023
Added inline notifications for job status updates.
Added CONVERGE 3.0.27.
Added the commands listed below to the CLI. These commands are still under development and will be documented when testing is complete. If you want to use these commands during the testing phase, you can view their help text with the
horizon files bulk-upload horizon files bulk-download horizon files put
January 6, 2023
Increased performance of scratch space attached to compute instances.
Added CONVERGE 3.1.8.
November 15, 2022
CONVERGE Horizon now uses the HPC-X message-passing interface (MPI) for all jobs. HPC-X offers superior performance for all single-node jobs. HPC-X does not perform well for multi-node jobs, so the latter option has been temporarily disabled. Multi-node job support remains an area of active development.
You can now run jobs on CONVERGE Horizon with a custom CONVERGE executable. This option is available under Advanced Options on the job submission form.
You can now use your existing RLM license server to run jobs on CONVERGE Horizon instead of purchasing on-demand licenses.
November 4, 2022
By default, CONVERGE Horizon no longer compresses output files when copying them to object storage. You can check Compress output files on the job submission form if you prefer working with compressed files.
Updated the CLI options and default behavior for
horizon job download. By default, CONVERGE Horizon will attempt to download the
final_outputfolder that is created when using uncompressed files. To download compressed files, you must use the
CONVERGE Horizon now copies the most recent restart files to the
previewfolder while a job is running.
horizon job scpto the CLI. You can use this command to download files from the compute instance while a job is running.
Updated the CLI to include Windows support for
horizon job ssh(requires Windows 10 Version 1903 or later).
Reduced the size of the access node to two cores with 16 GB of RAM and 400 GB of storage. This reduces the cost of the access node to approximately $40 per month.
Added CONVERGE 3.1.7.
You can now download multiple files from the Storage tab simultaneously. Use Control+Click to select multiple files or Shift+Click to select a range of files.