Getting started with Arc1

There’s an addition to the ISS IT training programme, ‘Getting Started with Arc1. The first course will run on Monday 14 November 2011 – 9.30am-4.30pm.

The course is aimed at researchers intending to use the Arc1 facility and is designed for programmers and non-programmers alike, with limited knowledge of using the high performance computing facilities.

Course format:
The course involves explanation, demonstration and hands-on practice.

Attendees should have some experience of the Unix operating system, however minimal programming experience is required.

The course will cover:

  • Background and overview of available Arc1 resources
  • Basic use of the system

           - File transfer
           - editors
           - environment

  • Introduction to the software environment
  • Using Grid Engine for:

           - batch jobs
           - interactive sessions
           - task arrays

  • Parallel job submission

For course details and to book your place on-line please go to the ISS website.

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