2020 Introductory Workshop

Tentative Program

NOTE: Attendees are required to bring a laptop

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Monday, September 14

8:30 am
Welcome and Open
9:00 am
Lecture: Introduction to HPC
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Lab: Introduction to Microsoft Azure
11:00 am
Lecture: Designing a Cluster
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Lecture: Introduction to OpenMP and MPI
3:00 pm
Break
3:15 pm
Lab: Introduction to OpenMP and MPI

Tuesday, September 15

8:30 am
Lecture: HPC Storage, part 1
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Lab: Build a Cluster: Storage Server
11:30 am
Lecture: HPC Storage, part 2
12:30 pm
Lunch
2:30 pm
Lecture: Cluster Stack Basics
3:30 pm
Break
3:45 pm
Lecture: Introduction to Configuration Management
4:30 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Compute Nodes

Wednesday, September 16

8:30 am
Lecture: Scheduling and Resource Management
9:30 am
Lecture: Introduction to Slurm
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Lab: Build a Cluster: Install Scheduler on Head Node
Noon
Lunch
1:00 pm
Lab: Build a Cluster: Run Application via Scheduler
2:00 pm
Lecture: Monitoring
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Lecture: HPC User Support

Thursday, September 17

8:30 am
Lecture: Introduction to Networking
9:00 am
Lecture: Networking
10:30 am
Break
11:00 am
Panel/Roundtable: Hardware "Stories from Experience"
11:30 am
Lecture: Account Management
12:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
Lecture: Lmod, A New Environment Module System
3:00 pm
Break
3:30 pm
Lecture: User Software Management
4:00 pm
Panel/Roundtable: Software "Stories from Experience"

Friday, September 18

8:30 am
Lecture: Node Health Check
9:30 am
Panel/Roundtable: The Future of Research IT
10:00 am
Break
10:15 am
Panel/Roundtable: Closing "Stories from Experience" (Open Q&A)
11:30 am
Boxed Lunch to Go