Best practices in HPC (sciCORE cluster)

Date 27 March 2019
Speaker(s) Rubén Cabezón, Sofia Georgakopoulou, Jaroslaw Surkont, Geoffrey Fucile
Fees *academic: 60 CHF   -   for-profit: 300 CHF
Cancellation deadline 25 Mar 2019
City Basel
*academic fee includes non for-profit organisations as well as unemployed participants at the time of application.


This one-day course is a follow-up to the sciCORE course "Introduction to HPC (sciCORE cluster)". We will focus on different aspects related to the everyday usage of HPC facilities in order to enable an efficient and productive framework to develop your research. These include (among other topics) advanced SLURM usage, I/O management, and profiling.


This course is aimed at researchers that want to deepen their knowledge of the usage of HPC facilities. In particular, those that already took the introductory course to high-performance computing (although it is not a prerequisite).


Knowledge / competencies

Knowledge on Linux operating system and the Slurm scheduler.


Even though it is not required we recommend to bring your own laptop.


The registration fees for academics are 60 CHF (for-profit 300 CHF). This includes course content material and coffee breaks.

Deadline for registration and free-of-charge cancellation is set is set to [25/03/2019]. Cancellation after this date will not be reimbursed. Please note that participation to SIB courses is subject to our general conditions.

You will be informed by email of your registration confirmation.

Venue and Time

University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 61, Sky Lounge Biozentrum Annex, 13th Floor.

The course will start at 9:00 and end around 17:00. Precise information will be provided to the participants on due time.

Additional information

Coordination: Geoffrey Fucile, Rubén Cabezón

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