Foundation HPC-Skills Training Course

Foundation HPC-Skills Training Course

Foundation HPC-Skills Training Course Oct-Nov 2023

This course will cover the fundamental skills to enable you to use a DiRAC system. Including a version control system like Git, a workload manager like Slurm, and introducing concepts in software engineering.


The learner will be able to:

  • Use the basic tools of the Unix environment, file management, and common editors
  • Implement a command script
  • Use Gitl tool
  • Understand the principles of software design and testing
  • Use tools to demonstrate good networking practice.
  • be able to submit a simple job script
  • Understand the principles of code scaling
Summary of work undertaken

The course will run from the 10th of October to the 14th of Nov. In the afternoon from 12:30 BST to 16:30 BST (11:30 – 15:30 UTC) each day.


Applications will close on the 29th of September. Please note new DiRAC users will be prioritised, and allotted on a first come basis.

Foundation HPC-Skills course
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