Introduction to HPC

Event Name Introduction to HPC
Start Date 3 Aug 2018 10:00 AM
End Date 3 Aug 2018 4:00 PM
Duration 6 hours
Description
This introductory course will provide an overview of a cluster, Linux command-line and how to write Slurm scripts so you can submit a simple batch or parallel job. A hands-on-workshop covering basic High-Performance Computing (HPC) in a nutshell.
The environment and tools that will be used in the workshop include:
1. Linux CLI
2. Bash shell script
3. SLURM commands (Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management)
4. Text Editors such as VIM and nano
What will be covered?
1. What's a computer cluster and the purpose of using it?
2. How to access a cluster and what are the best practices.
3. How to submit a job script.
4. How to use software module in your job script.
5. How to use the cluster resources effectively
Who should attend?
1. Prior command line experience is mandatory for this workshop.
2. You have access to Monash HPC systems but would like to know more about using it in an efficient and effective manner.
3. All participants are required to bring their own laptop computers.

This is a free workshop and tickets are now available on our Eventbrite page.