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UofA RDM Week: WestGrid Basic Systems


Speaker Info:

Masao Fujinaga
Programmer Analyst
University of Alberta


Research Data Management (RDM) Week is happenig May 2-6, 2016 at the University of Alberta. As part of the program, WestGrid / Compute Canada staff based at the university are offering a number of ARC-related training sessions.

This workshop session is an introduction to HPC using WestGrid. Participants are guided through the steps of transferring a program, compiling it and submitting a batch job. In the process, we discuss the software and tools available on the system, how to write scripts and where to find documentation. This session has been developed for beginner through intermediate levels of HPC users.


  • Intro to Unix/Linux and Intro to Scripting (or similar experience).