HPC Grid Tutorial: How to Run MATLAB

Follow these steps to run MATLAB on the Grid.

Watch the video tutorial here!

You will need to download an X window system. If you are using Unix, Linux, or OSX you can use X11. Follow the steps in the X11 Tutorial, then pick up here in this tutorial. For Windows users, you can download Xming here.

1. Launch Xming when the installation finishes.

2. Logon to the Grid.

3. Submit an interactive job: qsub -I -q wsuq -X

Note: The -X option allows you to use an X Windows session.

In this example we submitted the job to the wsuq and are assigned the node  wsu72 .


4. Type: module load matlab/2016b

Type: matlab

5. You are now running MATLAB.