Introduction to Python Workshop: 6 October 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 Python Workshop
Dates6 October 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
5 October 2020
or when registration is full

Register Here

Overview

This afternoon workshop is targeted at users of the Deepthought2 and/or Juggernaut clusters who are interested in Python programming on HPC. This course will introduce participants to these topics:

  • development environments for Python on Deepthought2 and Juggernaut
  • installing additional packages
  • Python bindings for multiprocessing
  • multi-threaded & multi-process applications
  • Keras/tensorflow, pyTorch

Depending on participants' interests other Python applications may be discussed as well.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of the Python language 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 either open an interactive terminal on Deepthought2 or Juggernaut or use the file explorer and editor of the OnDemand portal.

Miscellaneous Details

Register Here

While the registration deadline is 5 October 2020, we are currently limiting this workshop to 25 participants on a first-come, first-served basis, and registration will close once the workshop is full. A limited number of participants will allow for more detailed discussions of questions.

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 workshop, please feel free to contact us.