This module will enable students to make effective use of the high performance computing services provided locally and by tier 2 computational facilities. The course will enable efficient management of available computer resources through operating systems such as UNIX and through the use of job scheduling tools such as Sun Grid Engine

Preliminary Instructions

For this course you will need an account on the High Performance Computer, ShARC. Details on how to get an account are at
Getting an Account
The course has a series of different case studies which you can download and run. Instructions for obtaining the examples are in the first problem sheet which can be obtained sing the links below.

Course Presentations

Problem Sheets

Assessment Problem

Students requiring credits under the doctoral development programme must complete an assessment problem. Instructions are provided in the problem sheet. If there are any problems please contact the course tutors.

Supplementary Material

Useful Links

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Research Computing Group, CiCS Dept.