Introduction to HPC Workshop: 25 August 2020

The Division of Information Technology (DIT) at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce the following workshop for users of our High Performance Computing (HPC) resources.

Introduction to HPC Workshop
Dates25 August 2020
Times2:00 - 5:00 PM
LocationDue to social distancing requirements, this will be a Zoom webinar. Zoom contact information will be provided to registered attendees closer to the date of the event.
InstructorDr. Franz Klein
Division of Information Technology, UMD
Costfree
Registration Formlink to registration form
Application
Deadline
23 August 2020
or when registration is full

Register Here

Overview

This afternoon workshop is targeted at new users of the University's High Performance Computing resources (Deepthought2 and Juggernaut clusters), especially those with limited or no HPC experience. This course will introduce participants to the basics of high-performance computing (HPC), and will briefly cover:

  • general HPC concepts, terminology, etc.
  • accessing the cluster
  • accessing software installed on the cluster
  • transferring files
  • submitting jobs on the cluster

Much of the above tasks will be discussed in terms of the recently added OnDemand web portal for the cluster.

Prerequisites

None. This is an introductory workshop and is targeted at new users of our clusters, so no previous knowledge of high performance computing is assumed.

System Requirements

As this webinar will be offered via Zoom, you are assumed to have a system (preferably a laptop or desktop) with Zoom installed. You will likely also want to have a modern web browser to look at the OnDemand portal.

Miscellaneous Details

Register Here

While the official registration deadline is 23 August 2020, we are currently limiting this workshop to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis, and registration will close once the workshop is full.

NOTE: DIT reserves the right to cancel the workshop for any reason with little notice --- if the workshop is cancelled by DIT any and all registration fees will be refunded.

If you have questions or need more information about the bootcamp, please feel free to contact us.