HPC Clusters at ISU - Best Practices on October 5, 2021

The slides from the workshop on October 5, 2021 are available for download.


Dates & Times:  Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 206 Durham from 12:00 to 1:00. 

To register, go to: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3aqFJneHfWID1au


Purpose:  Provide help for users of the Research and Classroom clusters.  The following topics will be covered:

1. Using Job scripts

2. Software environment 

3. Using work and scratch directories to best advantage

4. Tips for improving code efficiency 

5. Fast data transfer



1.Must have an account on Condo, Nova and/or the Student Cluster

2.Bring your laptop

3 For Condo/Nova users, bring a device running GA app, see below



1   Condo and Nova users, install the Google Authenticator or Authy, see https://www.hpc.iastate.edu/guides/condo-2017/access-and-login or https://www.hpc.iastate.edu/guides/nova/access-and-login . There are install instructions for the different types of devices, Android, Apple, etc.

2   Obtain an ssh client on your laptop  (Linux, MacOS and newer Windows 10 should have it; for older versions of Windows OS install Putty: per https://researchit.las.iastate.edu/ssh-condo2017-cluster-access).