Advanced research computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

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OVERVIEW

This workshop will cover some more advanced topics in computing on the U-M Great Lakes Cluster. Topics to be covered include a review of common parallel programming models and basic use of Great Lakes; dependent and array scheduling; workflow scripting using bash; high-throughput computing using launcher; parallel processing in one or more of Python, R, and MATLAB; and profiling of parallel code using Allinea Performance Reports and Allinea MAP.

To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page.

Introduction to Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

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OVERVIEW

This workshop will introduce you to high performance computing on the Great Lakes cluster.  After a brief overview of the components of the cluster and the resources available there, the main body of the workshop will cover creating batch scripts and the options available to run jobs, and hands-on experience in submitting, tracking, and interpreting the results of submitted jobs. By the end of the workshop, every participant should have created a submission script, submitted a job, tracked its progress, and collected its output. Additional tools including high-performance data transfer services and interactive use of the cluster will also be covered.

To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page.

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

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OVERVIEW

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command line”. Topics include: a brief overview of Linux, the Bash shell, navigating the file system, basic commands, shell redirection, permissions, processes, and the command environment. The workshop will also provide a quick introduction to nano a simple text editor that will be used in subsequent workshops to edit files.

 

To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page

Machine Learning on Great Lakes

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OVERVIEW

This workshop will go over methods and best practices for running machine learning applications on Great Lakes. We will briefly outline machine learning before stepping through a hands-on example problem to load a project and submit a job to the HPC cluster. Participants are expected to be familiar with Python, the command line, and basic Great Lakes functionality (logging in and navigating the directory structure). Participants must create a user account on Great Lakes prior to the workshop and are required to pre-register to gain access to a training account.

INSTRUCTORS

Meghan Richey
Machine Learning Specialist
Information and Technology Services – Advanced Research Computing

Meghan Richey is a machine learning specialist in the Advanced Research Computing (ARC) department at the University of Michigan. She consults on several faculty and student machine learning applications and research studies, specializing in natural language processing and convolutional neural networks. Before her position at the university, Ms. Richey worked for a defense contractor as a software engineer to design and implement software solutions for DoD-funded artificial intelligence efforts.

A Zoom link will be provided to the participants the day before the class. Registration is required.

Instructor will be available at the Zoom link, to be provided, from 1:00-2:00 PM for computer setup assistance.

Please note, this session will be recorded.  

To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page.

If you have questions about this workshop, please send an email to the instructor at richeym@umich.edu

Introduction to Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

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OVERVIEW

This workshop will introduce you to high performance computing on the Great Lakes cluster.  After a brief overview of the components of the cluster and the resources available there, the main body of the workshop will cover creating batch scripts and the options available to run jobs, and hands-on experience in submitting, tracking, and interpreting the results of submitted jobs. By the end of the workshop, every participant should have created a submission script, submitted a job, tracked its progress, and collected its output. Additional tools including high-performance data transfer services and interactive use of the cluster will also be covered.

To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page.

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

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OVERVIEW

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command line”. Topics include: a brief overview of Linux, the Bash shell, navigating the file system, basic commands, shell redirection, permissions, processes, and the command environment. The workshop will also provide a quick introduction to nano a simple text editor that will be used in subsequent workshops to edit files.

 

To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page

Advanced research computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

By |

OVERVIEW

This workshop will cover some more advanced topics in computing on the U-M Great Lakes Cluster. Topics to be covered include a review of common parallel programming models and basic use of Great Lakes; dependent and array scheduling; workflow scripting using bash; high-throughput computing using launcher; parallel processing in one or more of Python, R, and MATLAB; and profiling of parallel code using Allinea Performance Reports and Allinea MAP.

 

Please register at https://ttc.iss.lsa.umich.edu/ttc/sessions/advanced-research-computing-on-the-great-lakes-cluster-12/register/

Introduction to Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

By |

OVERVIEW

This workshop will introduce you to high performance computing on the Great Lakes cluster.  After a brief overview of the components of the cluster and the resources available there, the main body of the workshop will cover creating batch scripts and the options available to run jobs, and hands-on experience in submitting, tracking, and interpreting the results of submitted jobs. By the end of the workshop, every participant should have created a submission script, submitted a job, tracked its progress, and collected its output. Additional tools including high-performance data transfer services and interactive use of the cluster will also be covered.

To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page.

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

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OVERVIEW

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command line”. Topics include: a brief overview of Linux, the Bash shell, navigating the file system, basic commands, shell redirection, permissions, processes, and the command environment. The workshop will also provide a quick introduction to nano a simple text editor that will be used in subsequent workshops to edit files.

 

To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page  (https://ttc.iss.lsa.umich.edu/ttc/sessions/introduction-to-the-linux-command-line-33/)

Data Sharing and Archiving

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OVERVIEW

For growing data volumes, how we manage data becomes more important. This session will cover the basics of managing data in a research environment such as those at ARC and nationally. Attendees of the course will be introduced to recommended tools for data sharing and transfer both on campus, off campus, and cloud.  They will learn how to prepare data for archive, including special high performance versions of tar and compression allowing significant performance benefits over the standard versions of the tools.
Lastly we will cover the properties and selection process of the appropriate general purpose  storage for data that requires long term preservation and active archiving that supports the largest data volumes in a way that controls costs and ease of management.
Requirements are basic command line.
To register and view more details, please refer to the linked TTC page.