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NCI HPC Training

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm

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In July 2017, a four day HPC & Data Training session will run in the Boardroom at the Monash University Law Chambers.

The training is designed as a springboard for postgraduate research students and experienced research staff who wish to learn more about Raijin and high-performance computing.

To register for the training, click herehttp://bit.ly/2tEviDo.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

LINUX ESSENTIALS

In the half-day Linux Essentials course, participants will gain essential skills to confidently use command lines. Attendees will learn:

  • Essential Linux commands and tools
  • Basic shell scripting
  • How to use a text editor such as nano

INTRODUCTION TO RAIJIN

Assumed knowledge – Attendees will require an understanding of Linux.
At the half-day course, participants will learn how to:

  • Access partner HPC resources at NCI
  • Register as a user and manage their account, resources and projects
  • Gain an overview of Raijin and its filesystems
  • Prepare, submit and run jobs on Raijin using PBS
  • Use third party software on Raijin
  • Understand the basics of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure for data analysis

APPLICATION PERFORMANCE ON RAIJIN

Assumed knowledge – Attendees will understand Linux, a compiled language such as C, C++, or Fortran, and parallel programming (MPI or OpenMP).
At the full day course, participants will learn:

  • How to measure the performance of applications on Raijin
  • Strategies for improving performance
  • Debugging strategies

USING SPATIAL DATA COLLECTIONS AT NCI

At the half-day course, participants will:

  • Get an overview of what data collections are stored at NCI
  • Learn how to find datasets and search within them
  • Learn how to access datasets

REQUIREMENTS

Sessions are run face-to-face with trainers running through worked examples and demonstrations. Attendees MUST bring their own laptop with wifi connectivity. The laptop must have a terminal application such as PuTTY or MobaXterm on Windows, or Terminal on Mac.

Details

Start:
July 11 @ 9:00 am
End:
July 14 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://bit.ly/2tEviDo

Organizer

National Computational Infrastructure
Website:
nci.org.au

Venue

Boardroom of the Monash University Law Chambers
555 Lonsdale Street Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia
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