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Introduction to Discovery Cluster

This session is designed to familiarize inexperienced users with the skills needed to interact with higher performance computing (HPC) resources at Northeastern University. This session will use slides provided by Dr. Paul Whitford. Topics covered include: 

  • Hardware Specifications 
  • Connecting and Transferring Data 
  • Proper Data Storage Practices 
  • Using Modules to Access Tools 
  • Submitting Jobs to Discovery 
  • Monitoring Jobs 
  • Policy Questions and Suggestions 
  • Getting Additional Help 

Brief Slurm commands and samples of job scripts are given. This session will cover a few basic Linux commands but we strongly encourage people to also take our more extensive “Introduction to Linux” session. 

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Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Curry Student Center, 334
346 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, Boston

Event Type



Information Technology Services (ITS)


research computing



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