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

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

 

Requirements:

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

 

Preparation:

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).