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Introduction to HPC Workshop: 30 June 2020

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 28 June 2020 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 HPC Workshop
Dates30 June 2020
Times2:00 - 5:00 PM
LocationDue to social distancing requirements, this will be a Zoom webinar. Zoom contact information will be provided to registered attendees closer to the date of the event.
InstructorDr. Franz Klein
Division of Information Technology, UMD
Registration Formlink to registration form
28 June 2020
or when registration is full

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This afternoon workshop is targeted at new users of the University's High Performance Computing (HPC) resources, and especially new users of the Deepthought2 and/or Juggernaut clusters. This course will introduce participants to the basics of high-performance computing (HPC), and will briefly cover:

Much of the above tasks will be discussed in terms of the recently added OnDemand web portal for the cluster.


None. This is an introductory workshop and is targetted at new users of the cluster, so no previous knowledge of high performance computing is assumed.

System Requirements

As this webinar will be offered via Zoom, you are assumed to have a system (preferably a laptop or desktop) with Zoom installed. You will likely also want to have a modern web browser to look at the OnDemand portal.

Miscellaneous Details

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While the official registration deadline is 28 June 2020, we are currently limiting this workshop to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis, and registration will close once the workshop is full.

NOTE: DIT reserves the right to cancel the workshop for any reason with little notice --- if the workshop is cancelled by DIT any and all registration fees will be refunded.

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

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