HPC Workshop at the Medical Campus, 9/23/2014

Lois Pope Life Center

HPC Workshop at the Medical Campus, 9/23/2014

IDSC is offering a beginner level high performance computing workshop at the medical campus. This workshop is targeted at students and postdocs who need to use high performance computing for their research projects, and will teach participants how to access and use their domain-specific applications on the University’s HPC resources.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, with a 1-hour lunch break

Lois Pope Life Center, 7th Floor Apex Auditorium, 1095 NW 14th Terrace, Miami, FL 33136

Register here.

Pre-requisites for registration:
1. Participant already has big data needs.
2. Participant knows how to use a text editor such as Nano, Pico, vi, or other.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP – any OS should be fine
Max capacity 30 students.
Participants will be provided a temporary Pegasus account.  The workshop will cover the basics of Unix/Linux, VPN, Putty, supercomputer resources and how they work (e.g. multiuser processes, queuing, batching), and further Unix as relevant to access of and ease of use of the U’s HPC resources.


Please Note: This particular workshop is not for individuals who do not already have big data analysis needs.   Proficiency in Unix, multiple text editors and/or programming languages are not the objectives for this workshop. IDSC will be holding introductory seminars in due course, and will repeat this workshop again as needs evolve.