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Introduction to HPC Workshop: 15 February 2022

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.

Introduction to HPC Workshop
Dates15 February 2022
Times2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LocationDue to social distancing requirements, this will be a Zoom webinar. Zoom contact information will be provided to registered attendees the day after the registration deadline.
InstructorDr. Franz Klein
Division of Information Technology, UMD
Registration Formlink to registration form
13 February 2022

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This workshop is targeted at new users of the University's High Performance Computing resources (Deepthought2 and Juggernaut clusters), especially those with limited or no HPC experience experience.
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 OnDemand web portal for the clusters. The OnDemand web portal offers unexperienced users an efficient way to accomplish most practical tasks.


None. This is an introductory workshop and is targeted at new users of our clusters, so no previous knowledge of high performance computing nor Linux/Unix is assumed.

System Requirements

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

Miscellaneous Details

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The registration deadline is 13 February 2022; Zoom contact information will be sent to registered attendees the day after the registration deadline.

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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