How to Use RCC Cluster


July 30, 2020

Updated RCC documentation

RCC account

Please follow the instruction to request your RCC account: General RCC User Account Request

PI Account Name: pi-haky
Rcc Software: R, RStudio, Python, Python
Rcc Research: My main research goal is to perform biomedical big data analysis and 
develop computation tools to address a wide range of important biomedical research questions.


  • Type ssh
  • Type in your password when prompted
  • Type yes if you are prompted to accept a key

Note: A shortcut to login your RCC account, please follow the instruction: How-to-set-up-SSH-keys-and-configure-custom-connection-options-for-your-SSH-Client

Accessing your RCC account From a MAC

Please follow the instructions to access /project/haky/ from the University of Chicago’s Network: - Open Finder - Go to menu option Go -> Connect to Server - Type smb:// - Make sure to prefix your username with ADLOCAL if from off-campus

Storing your data

Storage Space: /cds/haky directory is used for long term data storage at a cheaper price. This storage space is not optimized for computation.

Tarbell Lab Share-like Space: /project/haky directory is used to store lab data or persistent job outputs. Please create your own folder under the directory /project/haky/im-lab/nas40t2. Please perform regular maintenance by removing unneeded data.

For more detail, please read RCC User Guide

ThinLinc and RStudio access


RCC contact

Questions and issues should be sent to or 773-795-2667.