SC17 Schedule

10:10 Thursday, November 16

Managing HPC Allocations and Users with Perl

Managing the allocations and users of HPC clusters can be made less time consuming and more reliable with the use of scripts. In this talk, I discuss the management framework we have built for scripting the various tasks associated with managing allocation accounts and HPC users on the clusters at the University of Maryland.

Slides for download: powerpoint format

Codes for download: gzipped tarball

Speaker Bio - Dr. Tom Payerle

Tom Payerle has been doing Unix systems administration at the University of Maryland for over 20 years, and for the past 8 years has been focusing on managing and supporting High Performance Computing clusters. He received his PhD in experimental nuclear physics from the University of Maryland before starting a career in IT.