27 February 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is designed for newbies to the ASPIRE1 system. It will provide information on the overall system setup, followed by a hands-on session where participants will go through the system on-boarding process and learn how to submit a job into ASPIRE1 compute resources.

1. Introduction
a. Introduction to NSCC
b. About HPC
c. More about NSCC HPC cluster
d. PBS Pro (Scheduler)
e. Compilers and Libraries
f. Developer Tools
g. Co-processor / Accelerators
h. Environment Modules
i. Applications
j. NSCC helpdesk/support
k. Q&A
2. Understanding basic operation
a. User Enrollment
b. Login to NSCC Login nodes
c. Using Compute manager interface
d. Transfer files
e. Creating PBS Job submission script
f. Load environment module
g. Compiling simple C Program
h. Create job submission script and submit job
i. Create job submission script for MPI

1. Laptop to use in hands-on session
2. (Preferbly to have basic knowledge in Linux CLI operations, although not mandatory)

At the end of the course, a user will understand the overall system setup of ASPIRE1. For users who have not done so, a personal ASPIRE1 account will be created during the workshop and ready to be used after. The user will also know how to transfer a file, compile a program, and submit a job into ASPIRE1.