2018 Introductory Workshop

Program

NOTE: Attendees are required to bring a laptop

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Monday, May 14

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Welcome and Open
David Swanson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
9:00 am
Lecture: Intro to HPC
Irfan Elahi, NCAR
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Lab: Build a Cluster: Quick Introduction to EC2
Carl Lundstedt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jared Baker, University of Wyoming
10:30 am
Lab: Intro to HPC Exercise
Carl Lundstedt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jared Baker, University of Wyoming
11:00 am
Lecture: HPC Storage, part 1
Irfan Elahi, NCAR
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Storage Server
Carl Lundstedt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jared Baker, University of Wyoming
2:30 pm
Lecture HPC Storage, part 2
Irfan Elahi, NCAR
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Lecture: Designing a Cluster
Irfan Elahi, NCAR

Tuesday, May 15

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Lecture: Intro to MPI
David Swanson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
9:30 am
Lab: Intro to MPI Exercise
David Swanson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10:30 am
Break
10:45 am
Lecture: Cluster Stack Basics
Derek Weitzel, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:45 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Head Node Setup
Carl Lundstedt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jared Baker, University of Wyoming
3:30 pm
Break
3:45 pm
Lecture: Intro to Configuration Management
Zhongtao Zhang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
4:45 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Compute Nodes
Carl Lundstedt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jared Baker, University of Wyoming

Wednesday, May 16

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Lecture: Scheduling with PBSPro
Ben Matthews, NCAR
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Lab: Build a Cluster: Install Scheduler on Head Node
Carl Lundstedt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jared Baker, University of Wyoming
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Lecture: Scheduling and Resource Management (Slurm)
Ben Matthews, NCAR
2:00 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Run Application via Scheduler
Carl Lundstedt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jared Baker, University of Wyoming
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Lecture: Monitoring
Zhongtao Zhang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
4:30 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Run Application via Scheduler (with Unix Modules)
Carl Lundstedt, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jared Baker, University of Wyoming

Thursday, May 17

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Lecture: Intro to Networking
Kyle Hutson, Kansas State University
9:00 am
Lecture: Networking
Kyle Hutson, Kansas State University
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about Hardware
11:30 am
Lecture: Lmod: A Modern Environment Module System
Kyle Hutson, Kansas State University
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Lecture: Account Management
Kyle Hutson, Kansas State University
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about Software
4:00 pm
Lecture: HPC User Support
Kyle Hutson, Kansas State University

Friday, May 18

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Lecture: Node Health Check
Zhongtao Zhang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
9:30 am
Panel/Roundtable: War Stories about Resources/Support and Q&A
10:00 am
Tour of HCC facility
After
HCC tour
Box lunches