This class is part of the HMS Research Data Management Seminar Series
*This workshop is geared towards HMS Affiliates*
Workshop 2: Introduction to High-Performance Computing using HMS’ O2 cluster
Big data analysis often requires the use of computing resources that extend well beyond what is available on a personal laptop. A common solution to this problem is to perform your data analysis on a remote computer. In this workshop we introduce participants to O2, a high-performance computing cluster at HMS. We will demonstrate the basics of using a remote compute environment and highlight the importance of it.
- Describe what a high-performance compute cluster is and what it can be used for
- Describe benefits offered by a large-scale cluster environment
- Login to the O2 cluster and Understand what a job scheduler is and how to use it
- Understand how to use the SLURM job scheduler to request resources
Prerequisites: Basic command-line knowledge is recommended for this workshop! If you do not have this, please plan to attend the Introduction to command-line interface workshop on June 18.
Requirements: Participants should bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) that they have administrative privileges on.
Instructors: Radhika Khetani, Training Director, Research Scientist, Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core, Department of Biostatistics, HSPH
Kathleen Keating, Research Computing Consultant, HMS Research Computing
Additional Seminars in this Series:
|Introduction to the Command-line Interface||Tuesday, June 18, 2019||TMEC 227 Mini Amphitheater||bit.ly/RDM-Summer19|
|Introduction to High-Performance Computing using HMS’ O2 cluster||Thursday, July 11, 2019||Countway Library, Minot Room||bit.ly/RDM-Summer19|
|Version Control for Scripts, Data and Text documents||Wednesday, August 21, 2019||TMEC 227 Mini Amphitheater||bit.ly/RDM-Summer19|