Data Fluency: Introduction to HPC Workshop

Register now for our upcoming High-Performance Computing (HPC) workshop. 

Introduction to HPC Workshop is being held on Thursday 18th July at the Clayton campus. This workshop is aimed at beginners. However, it is mandatory that you have prior command line experience (this workshop is running the day prior on 17th July, register here) BYO device to the workshop. 

This workshop will provide an overview of what a High-Performance-Computing system looks like.  Users will get hands on experience with a small cluster, and learn how to use  Linux command-line tools to write Slurm scripts which they can submit as simple batch jobs.  After the workshop, users will be able to use what they learn on much bigger systems.

The environment and tools that will be taught and used in the workshop include:
1. Linux CLI (this workshop is running the day prior on 17th July, register here) 
2. Bash shell script
3. SLURM commands (Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management)
4. Text Editors such as VIM and nano

What will be covered?
1. What's a computer cluster and the purpose of using it?
2. How to access a cluster and what are the best practices.
3. How to submit a job script.
4. How to use software module in your job script.
5. How to use the cluster resources effectively

Venue: Matheson T1 - Sir Louis Matheson Library | 40 Exhibition Walk | Clayton VIC 3800 | Australia

How to register? 

1. Monash staff, Graduate Research students, and registrants with a profile in myDevelopment register here. 

2. Monash students other than Graduate Research 
- Navigate to the Access for students page and create a profile in MyDevelopment by completing the form linked on that page. 

3. External participants
- Register your interest in attending this workshop by filling in this form. You will be notified as soon as you have been added into the workshop.