This course is a single 3 hour practical session providing a hands introduction to High Performance Computing. This hands-on training course covers the subjects of;


This course assumes that the students have a basic knowledge of Linux as covered by our Introduction to Linux course ( CIC6001a ) . See also the Linux Cheatsheet.

Course Material


  1. What is High Performance Computing
  2. HPC at The University of Sheffield
  3. Accessing HPC at TUOS
  4. Get Help and Information
  5. Using Storage and Managing Data
  6. Software on the HPC Cluster
  7. Running Applications on the HPC Cluster
  8. Using the Job Scheduler
  9. GPUs and Remote Visualisation
  10. Purchase More Resource and Going Beyond ShARC

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