ACENET Team Member Receives Award of Excellence
Dr. Craig Squires, one of ACENET’s Advanced Computing Systems Administrators, was one of three recipients of a national Compute Canada Award of Excellence. The awards were announced at Compute Canada’s national TECC Summit on June 5th at Queen’s University. Read more
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This is an introductory session to using the new national systems, Graham and Cedar. Participants will learn about their capabilities, file systems, available software, the Slurm scheduler, and how to get up and running with them. This session provides an overview and quick-start guidance.
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The new Compute Canada national general purpose systems, Graham and Cedar, have massive compute resources that are available to all Canadian research teams. Focusing on Graham, located at the University of Waterloo, this online seminar provides an overview of available systems, and basic usage information including job submissions/management, queueing policies and available software and support. No registration is required. Join the seminar at SN-Seminars Vidyo room
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This session will provide a basic introduction to using Linux and the command-line interface in order to access Compute Canada high performance computing (HPC) resources. Topics covered include the basics of computing with high performance computers, filesystem hierarchy, basic linux commands for navigating filesystem, basic linux commands for file handling, using the manual command to get more details on linux command line options, and downloading and decompressing files from the internet.
This session is for anyone interested in learning Linux or using Compute Canada / WestGrid resources. If you do not have a Compute Canada account, a guest account can be created for you for use during this session.
This is an introductory-level session. No prior knowledge or experience is required.