Scientific Computing and Visualisation
The latest version of Maple (currently 2018) is made available with the command
module load apps/maple
Alternatively, you can load a specific version with
module load apps/maple/2018/binary
You can then run the graphical version of Maple by entering
xmaple or the command line version by entering
It is not possible to run Maple worksheets in batch mode. Instead, you must convert your worksheet to a pure text file that contains a set of maple input commands. You can do this in Maple by opening your worksheet and clicking on File->Export As->Maple Input. The result will have the file extension .mpl
An example Sun Grid Engine submission script that makes use of a .mpl file called, for example, mycode.mpl is
#!/bin/bash # Request 4 gigabytes of real memory #$ -l rmem=4G module load apps/maple/2018 maple < mycode.mpl
For general information on how to submit batch jobs refer to Running batch jobs
High Performance Computing with Maple A tutorial from the Sheffield Research Software Engineering group on how to use Maple in a High Performance Computing environment
These are primarily for administrators of the system.
Run the installer Maple2018.1LinuxX64Installer.run and follow instructions.
Choose Install folder /usr/local/packages/apps/maple/2018/binary
Do not configure MATLAB
Choose a network license. Details on IT Services internal wiki.
Uncheck ‘Enable periodic checking for Maple 2018 updates’
Check ‘Check for updates now’
The module file is