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Introduction to Compiling Software Workshop: 1 August 2023

The Division of Information Technology (DIT) at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce the following workshop for users of our High Performance Computing (HPC) resources.

There are only a limited number of seats available. Registration will remain open until 30 July 2023 or until all seats are filled. We expect the workshop to fill up before the registration deadline. If the workshop is successful, we are hoping to repeat this workshop regularly.

Introduction to Compiling Software Workshop
Date1 August 2023
Time9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LocationBrendan Iribe Center, Room 1116
InstructorDr. Franz Klein
Division of Information Technology, UMD
Registration Formlink to registration form
30 July 2023

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This workshop is targeted at users of the Zaratan and/or Juggernaut clusters with basic experience in Linux/Unix. The following topics and will be covered:

The morning session will cover the first four topics, worked-out examples can be used as templates for your own projects. Presented examples will include CP2K, CAMx, LAMMPS, WRF, and other software packages.
The afternoon session will cover the remaining topics.


Basic knowledge of Linux/Unix shell commands is assumed; we suggest to attend the workshop "Introduction to Unix" before taking this course.

System Requirements

This is a bring-your-own-laptop event. Make sure that a terminal application (e.g. ssh or PuTTY) is installed. A modern web browser (on Windows preferably Firefox) is required for use of the OnDemand web portal.

Miscellaneous Details

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The registration deadline is 30 July 2023; we are currently limiting this workshop to 55 participants on a first-come, first-served basis, and registration will close once the workshop is full. A limited number of participants will allow for more detailed discussions of questions and coding help.

NOTE: DIT reserves the right to cancel the workshop for any reason with little notice.

If you have questions or need more information about the workshop, please feel free to contact us.

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