HCC Kickstart

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Are you interested in number crunching, high-speed transfers or large-scale storage? Register now to attend the two-day Holland Computing Center (HCC) Fall Kickstart event September 8th (UNL City Campus Union, Colonial Room A & B) and September 9th (152 Whittier Research Center) - participants will need a laptop.

  • Get an HCC account, with access to thousands of compute cores and petabytes of storage
  • Learn how to use HCC compute clusters, freeing up your workstation or laptop for more immediate tasks
  • Learn how to automate tasks and version control your projects
  • Get an introduction to cloud computing on Anvil
  • Get trained to transfer data at high speed via a simple web interface
  • Learn how to debug, profile and optimize applications for high performance
  • Eat a free lunch (sponsored by Dell)
You may register for either or both days.

September 8th

  • 08:30 - 09:00 Set-up / Accounts
  • 09:00 - 09:30 HCC Overview
  • 09:30 - 10:30 Automating Tasks: Bash/Shell Programming
  • 10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
  • 10:45 - 12:00 Automating Tasks: Bash/Shell Programming (continued)
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break (sponsored by Dell)
  • 13:00 - 14:30 Automating Tasks: Bash/Shell Programming (continued)
  • 14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break
  • 14:45 - 17:00 Version Control with Git

September 9th

  • 08:30 - 09:00 Set-up / Accounts
  • 09:00 - 10:30 Introduction to HCC: resources, data handling, software modules and job submission
  • 10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
  • 10:45 - 12:00 Introduction to HCC: resources, data handling, software modules and job submission (continued)
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break (sponsored by Dell)
  • 13:00 - 14:30 Parallel Programming with MPI
  • 14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break
  • 14:45 - 16:00 Debugging and Profiling Tools
Participants will need to bring a laptop and sign up for an HCC account prior to the event. Registration is free, but limited.