ARCHER News

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

ARCHER and KNL maintenance shutdown

  • The Archer service will be shutdown for maintenance from 09:00 to 21:00 on Wednesday 31st October.
  • The KNL service will be shutdown for maintenance from 09:00 to 17:00 on Wednesday 31st October.
  • The RDF, DAC and Data transfer nodes will be unaffected.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused by this essential work.

HPC Carpentry course

6-7 Dec 2018 at the Alan Turing Institute, London

This course introduces accessing remote advanced computing facilities via the command line and High Performance Computing (HPC). After completing this course, participants will:

  • Understand motivations for using HPC in research
  • Understand how HPC systems are put together to achieve performance and how they differ from desktops/laptops
  • Know how to connect to remote HPC systems and transfer data
  • Be able to use the Bash command line on remote systems
  • Know how to use a scheduler to work on a shared system
  • Be able to use software modules to access different HPC software
  • Be able to work effectively on a remote shared resource

Full details at http://www.archer.ac.uk/training/courses/2018/12/hpc_carpentry_ati/index.php

TPLS and the Use of PETSc webinar

Wednesday 31st October 3pm GMT

David Scott, EPCC
The capabilities of a program called TPLS (Two Phase Level Set) will be described with particular emphasis on how PETSc (Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation) is used in the code.

http://www.archer.ac.uk/training/virtual/

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Registration open now

  • Supercomputing MOOC, Online, Started 24 Sept 2018 for 5 weeks - join any time
  • TPLS and the Use of PETSc webinar - Wednesday 31st October 3pm GMT
  • OpenMP, Online, Wednesday afternoons 13:30 24th October - 14th November
  • Message-passing Programming with MPI, Newcastle, 28-30 Nov 2018
  • HPC Carpentry, ATI London, 6-7 Dec 2018
  • Scientific Programming with Python, Newcastle, 6-7 Dec 2018

Full details and registration at http://www.archer.ac.uk/training/index.php