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SW:IDL

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Description

IDL stands for Interactive Data Language. It is a scientific programming language used across disciplines to extract meaningful visualizations from complex numerical data.. It is popular in particular areas of science, such as astronomy, atmospheric physics and medical imaging.

Access

The IDL package is restricted by license. Individuals or groups have purchased licenses for these packages and manage the list of users that may access them.

Interactive Run

   module load IDLENVI/IDL
   idl

Sample job file on Ada

   #BSUB -J idl-test
   #BSUB -L /bin/bash
   #BSUB -W 0:10 -M 400 -n 1 -R "span[ptile=1]" -R "rusage[mem=400]"
   #BSUB -o stdout.%J
   
   module load IDLENVI/IDL
   idl<<!heredoc                     # use here doc to pass interactive commands
   .r test_idl.pro
   TEST_RPOC
   !heredoc


Sample job file on Terra

   #!/bin/bash
   #SBATCH --export=NONE   
   #SBATCH --get-user-env=L    
   #SBATCH --job-name=test
   #SBATCH --time=01:30:00         
   #SBATCH --ntasks=1              
   #SBATCH --mem=2560M             
   #SBATCH --output=stdout.%j 
   
   module load IDLENVI/IDL
   idl<<!heredoc                     # use here doc to pass interactive commands
   .r test_idl.pro
   TEST_RPOC
   !heredoc

Links

http://www.atmos.umd.edu/~gcm/usefuldocs/IDL.html

http://www.harrisgeospatial.com/SoftwareTechnology/IDL.aspx