ICDS offers a series of training sessions on using the Roar supercomputer, formerly known as ICDS-ACI. New and experienced users alike can learn to use the system and discover HPC best practices. The series offers hands-on tutorials taught by ICDS engineers and researchers.
|Session Name||Topics Covered||Requirements|
|New User Training||How to connect to the system; the different Roar architectures; using Linux; navigating the file system and software stack; getting help; Moving data to/from Roar; allocation usage and topography for jobs; batch job submission scripting; how to run a simple job; archival storage||ICDS account and laptop required|
|Getting Your Software Running on Roar||Compiling basic codes; Compilation automation with 'Make'; Linking to system libraries; Automatic optimizations; Using Singularity; User level package management with Conda and Spack; "Best" practices; How to compile and run a simple serial and parallel (MPI) job in batch mode||ICDS account and laptop required|
|Intermediate HPC Training||Version control; compilation automation; diagnosing bottlenecks; scaling studies; basic optimization techniques; I/O management||ICDS account and laptop required; attendees should be able to submit and run jobs on the cluster and compile simple codes|
Upcoming Training Sessions
Advance registration requested using the links below.
- Tuesday, September 29, 11:00 a.m.: Intermediate HPC Training
Watch our recordings of previous Roar trainings.