Introduction to HPC

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G-T1-Matheson Library (36)

40 Exhibition Walk

Monash University Clayton Campus, Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

VIC 3800

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Introduction to HPC

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:

  • Linux CLI

  • Bash shell script

  • SLURM commands (Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management)

  • Text Editors such as VIM and nano

What will be covered?

  • What's a computer cluster and the purpose of using it?

  • How to access a cluster and what are the best practices.

  • How to submit a job script.

  • How to use software module in your job script.

  • How to use the cluster resources effectively

Who should attend?

  • People who have prior command line experience is mandatory for this workshop.

  • People who have access to Monash HPC systems and would like to know more about using it in an efficient and effective manner.

Setup Requirements: Participants must bring their laptop (Windows, Mac, Linux). No software installation required. Tools and data will be provided on the day.

On the day: BYO lunch or lunch can be purchased from various outlets on campus.

Contact: Please email datafluency@monash.edu for more information

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G-T1-Matheson Library (36)

40 Exhibition Walk

Monash University Clayton Campus, Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

VIC 3800

Australia

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