Introduction to High-Performance Computing

Using shared resources responsibly

Overview

Teaching: 15 min
Exercises: 5 min
Questions
  • How can I be a responsible user?

Objectives
  • Learn how to be a considerate shared system citizen.

You now have everything you need to run jobs, transfer files, use/install software, and monitor how many resources your jobs are using.

So here are a couple final words to live by:

Be kind to the login node

Login Node Etiquette

Which of these commands would probably be okay to run on the login node? python physics_sim.py make create_directories.sh molecular_dynamics_2 tar -xzf R-3.3.0.tar.gz

Test before scaling

Have a backup plan

Save time

Software tips

Key Points