2018 Introductory Workshop

DRAFT Program

NOTE: Attendees are required to bring a laptop

Jump to:  Monday  |  Tuesday  |  Wednesday  |  Thursday  |  Friday

Monday, May 14

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Welcome and Open
9:00 am
Lecture: Intro to HPC
10:00 am
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Quick Introduction to EC2
10:15 am
Lab: Intro to HPC Exercise
10:45 am
Break
11:00 am
Lecture: Intro to MPI
Noon
Working lunch/Lab: Intro to MPI Exercise
1:00 pm
Lecture: Cluster Stack Basics
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Head Node Setup
5:30 pm
Dinner on your own

Tuesday, May 15

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Lecture: Intro to Networking
9:00 am
Lecture: HPC Storage, Part 1
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Storage Server
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Lecture: HPC Storage, Part 2
2:00 pm
Lecture: Introduction to Configuration Management
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Compute Nodes
4:30 pm
Lecture: Node Health Check
5:30 pm
Dinner on your own

Wednesday, May 16

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Lecture: Scheduling with PBSPro
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Install Scheduler on Head Node
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Lecture: Scheduling and Resource Management (Slurm)
2:00 pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Run Application via Scheduler
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Lecture: Monitoring
4:30 pm
Lab: Build-a-Cluster: Run Application via Scheduler (with Unix Modules)
5:30 pm
Dinner on your own

Thursday, May 17

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Lecture: Networking
10:00 am
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about Hardware
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Lecture: Lmod: A Modern Environment Module System
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Lecture: Account Management
2:30 pm
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about Software
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Lecture: HPC User Support
4:30 pm
Lecture: Designing a Cluster
5:30 pm
Dinner on your own

Friday, May 18

8:00 am
Breakfast
9:30 am
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about Resources/Support and Q&A