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IQSS: Specify Resources for MATLAB on CANNON or FASSE

The dashboards on CANNON and FASSE let you run MATLAB with a GUI (Graphical User Interface).  This document covers the resources that are specific to the application.

For information about the resources that are common to any application (Partition, Memory, Cores, runtime, and GPUs), please see IQSS: How to Specify Resources and Choose a Cluster Partition.

Getting Started tip:  The settings you specified the last time you launched the application are saved and appear as “defaults” when you return to the page.

Cluster resources that are specific to MATLAB

Here are the cluster resource options and any IQSS “Getting Started” recommendations for MATLAB:


The Resolution option is only available on CANNON.

Resolution (CANNON only)

Specify the size of the GUI (Graphical User Interface) — width and height — in pixels (“px”).

The Reset Resolution button reverts the values to some previous setting.

Getting Started tip:  A width of 1024 px and a height of 768 px are a reasonable place to start.  If your display/monitor is capable of more, feel free to choose higher values.

This article on Wikipedia lists historical and common display resolutions.

Matlab Version

default version of MATLAB

The drop-down list gives you access to a number of different versions of MATLAB.  Click on the list and choose the one you want.  The dashboard remembers your previous choice so you do not need to take any action if the choice shown is correct for you.

MATLAB versions

Getting Started tip:  The drop-down list is sorted with the NEWEST version of MATLAB at the top of the list.  That was matlab R2022a at the time of this writing.  If you are unsure, choose the NEWEST version.

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