2019 Introductory Workshop

Tentative Program

NOTE: Attendees are required to bring a laptop

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Monday, August 19

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Welcome and Open
9:00 am
Lecture: Intro to HPC
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Lab: Build a Cluster: Quick Introduction to EC2
10:30 am
Lab: Intro to HPC
11:00 am
Lecture: HPC Storage, part 1
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Storage Server
2:30 pm
Lecture HPC Storage, part 2
3:30 pm
Break
4:00 pm
Lecture: Designing a Cluster

Tuesday, August 20

8:00 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
Lecture: Intro to MPI
9:30 am
Lab: Intro to MPI
10:30 am
Break
10:45 am
Lecture: Cluster Stack Basics
12:45 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Head Node Setup
3:30 pm
Break
3:45 pm
Lecture: Intro to Configuration Management
4:45 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Compute Nodes

Wednesday, August 21

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)

Thursday, August 22

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

Friday, August 23

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