Scaling to Petascale Institute Resources
The following resources are available to you.
You may optionally earn an "S2PI Digital Badge"
YouTube Recording Links
- Day 1 (Monday): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K14f93J296Y
- Day 2 (Tuesday): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMGTcbsSefE
- Day 3 (Wednesday): https://youtu.be/dQxc-XVdAH8 - the full day unedited recording is now available
- Day 4 (Thursday): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=158MzUc-6_0
- Day 5 (Friday): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZH4wt-QEuro
When the edited recordings are available, links will be posted here.
The slack channel was used for submitting written questions to presenters, support staff and other HPC professionals.
- Team: scalingtopetascale
- invitation: https://bit.ly/s2pi-slack
- There are separate channels for each major topic to allow you to post questions relative to the topic
- welcome messages
- Introduction to MPI
- Advanced MPI
Box link to the presentation materials provided by the presenters: http://bit.ly/s2pi17-slides
Gitlab link to the exercises provided by the presenters: https://gitlab.com/s2pi/s2pi2017
Blue Waters Computing System
- Your trainee account is active Monday, June 26, 2017 through Saturday, July 15, 2017.
- Your account can be used by pointing an ssh client to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- You will find in this welcome package a login sheet. Please await guidance from the instructors on how to use it.
- You can open a help ticket if you have issues by emailing: email@example.com
- Data transfer for Education and Training Allocations: https://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/education-training-allocation-data-transfer
- The Blue Waters portal provides a range of info - https://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/blue-waters
- Blue Waters system info - https://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/hardware-summary
NERSC Computing Systems
- At NERSC, we have two supercomputers that you’ll be using this week: Edison and Cori.
- Edison, a Cray X030, consists of 5586 nodes, each with two, 12-core Ivy Bridge Intel processors and 64GB DDR3 memory. For more info on using Edison. please see: http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/edison/
- Cori, a Cray XC40, has two types of nodes:
- There are 2388 “Haswell” nodes, each with two, 16-core Haswell Intel processors and 128GB DDR4 memory, and
- 9688 “KNL” nodes, each with a 68-core Intel Knight’s Landing (KNL) processors and 16 GB MCDRAM plus 96 GB DDR memory.
- For more info on using Cori, please see: http://www.nersc.gov/users/computational-systems/cori/
- Logging In
- Simply use ssh from a command prompt to log in to Edison or Cori:
- ssh firstname.lastname@example.org
- ssh email@example.com
- Running Jobs
- We use the SLURM batch system. You can use our job script generator https://my.nersc.gov/script_generator.php to create a script that will run on our systems.
- If your instructors have put in place a reservation for the lesson, you may access that reservation with ——reservation=nameofreservation . Either add this to your script or your job submit line:
- #SBATCH ——reservation=nameofreservation (batch script)
- sbatch —-reservation=nameofreservation ./mybatchscript
- Account Life
- Your account is active from June 30 until Monday, July 3 at noon Pacific time, when we will reset the passwords and wipe the account directories.
TACC Computing System
Information about the Stampede2 system: https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/user-guides/stampede2
Qwiklabs on Amazon
Everyone who registered at one of the sites is pre-registered. When you login to nvlabs.qwiklab.com (starting Wednesday) you will find the class you registered for (there's actually 5 different ones by location, but you will only see one). If you did not already have a qwiklab account, you will have to create the account using the email used for the registering in the institute.
If you are a walk-in, please have your local host site POC send your email and site name to Lathrop@illinois.edu