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 here: http://bit.ly/2tEviDo.
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
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.