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Introduction to HPC2N

Introduction to HPC2N's systems with a focus on the new Kebnekaise cluster.

We begin with a short introduction to Linux, which is what is used on HPC2N's compute clusters. This part is only meant for complete beginners to the Linux operating system, and can be omitted. See the schedule.

We then continue with a walkthrough of the systems - Abisko and Kebnekaise, including the GPUs and KNLs. After lunch, we go through the module system and take a brief look at how to submit jobs. During the hands-on you will get the opportunity to try loading modules, compile a program, and submit a job. For those who are interested, there will be a guided tour of the machine rooms.

Schedule (pdf files of presentations linked in - some items covered by the same file)

Examples can be copied from ~bbrydsoe/pfs/hpc2n-intro during the course. Most of the examples can also be found in this tar-ball.

Participation is free. Lunch and coffee/tea will be provided.

Please bring a laptop, and make sure you have an account at HPC2N if you want to participate in the hands-on part of the training. There will be a course project that can be used to run the examples in during the hands-on. If you don't have an account at HPC2N, you will be contacted with further instructions for how to sign up.

Prerequisites: nothing particular

Instructors: Jerry Eriksson, Birgitte Brydsö, Pedro Ojeda May

Time and date: 12. September 2017, 09:00 - 17:00.

Location: UB340, building of the Universitety library, Umeå University (Map here) Getting to Umeå University/HPC2N: info here.

Streaming: we will attempt to stream the course (first attempt, so no guarantees). Link: https://connect.sunet.se/intro-hpc2n-fall2017/

You can test your connection here: https://connect.sunet.se/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

Deadline for registration: 8. September 2017. Please register using this form. Fields marked with an asterisk are mandatory. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! CONTACT bbrydsoe@hpc2n.umu.se to hear if it is still possible to participate.

Updated: 2019-05-17, 14:52