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REMORA: REsource MOnitoring for Remote Applications

Remora is a tool to monitor runtime resource utilization:

  • Memory
  • CPU utilization
  • IO usage (Lustre, DVS)
  • NUMA memory
  • Network topology
  • MPI statistics
  • CPU Power and Temperature data

To use the tool, modify your batch script and include 'remora' before your script, executable, or MPI launcher. E.g.

module load remora ncbi_blast
remora blastn -db nt ....

Environment Modules

Run module spider remora to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_REMORA_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_REMORA_BIN and REMORA_BIN - executable directory


If you publish research that uses remora you have to cite it as follows:

C. Rosales, A. Gómez-Iglesias, A. Predoehl. "REMORA: a Resource Monitoring Tool for Everyone". HUST2015 November 15-20, 2015, Austin, TX, USA. DOI: 10.1145/2834996.2834999