HPRC Primers

Overview

Instructor: Aditi Saluja, Abhinand Nasari, Becky Jing, Ashwin Kundeti, Cathleen Li, Ritika Mendjoge, and Amine Sakrout

Time: January 24, 27, and 31, 2023

Location: Online using Zoom

Prerequisites: Current HPRC or ACES account

Course Details

All Primers will be virtual sessions on Zoom.

Course Materials

Materials

The resources are available as downloadable PDF files.

YouTube Playlist

Primer recordings are available on the HPRC YouTube channel

Note: The recordings need to be processed and hence will not be available immediately after the presentation.

Topics

Introduction to Linux
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 @ 10am CST

  • Basic commands
  • Process and filesystem concepts
  • Shell scripts

Introduction to FASTER: A Composable Cluster
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 @ 1:30pm CST

  • Basic system information
  • Compiling and running programs
  • Creating and submitting Slurm batch jobs

Introduction to Grace: A HPRC Resource (TAMU only)
Friday, January 27, 2023 @ 10am CST

  • Basic system information
  • Compiling and running programs
  • Creating and submitting Slurm batch jobs

Data Management Practices on HPRC Resources (TAMU only)
Friday, January 27, 2023 @ 1:30pm CST

  • Transfering data to/from Grace/Terra
  • Using Globus for Data Management on Grace/Terra
  • Data lifecycle on Grace/Terra
  • Data policies on Grace/Terra

Using the Slurm Scheduler
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 @ 10am CST

  • Building job files
  • Job submission on HPRC clusters
  • Queues, wait times and job management

Running Jupyter Notebook on the HPRC Portal
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 @ 1:30pm CST

  • How to launch the Portal
  • How to launch the Notebook in the Portal
  • How to use a Jupyter Notebook