Petaflop System Administration; Marenostrum 4 @ BSC
Start: Wednesday, 20 March 2019 @ 08:00
End: Thursday, 21 March 2019 @ 12:00Description:
The registration to this course will open in January. Please, bring your own laptop. All the PATC courses at BSC are free of charge.
Course Convener: Javier Bartolome, Systems Group Manager, Operations - System Administration, BSC
Objectives: Explain the different components that MareNostrum 4 is composed, which were the design decisions taken and why.
Explain how the system administration is taken in this Petaflop system.
Learning Outcomes: The students will learn how MareNostrum 4 is organized and how it works. This can have some insights and ideas about how to manage clusters of thousands of nodes in a HPC or no-HPC environment.
Level: INTERMEDIATE, for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge; those who finished the beginners course.
Prerequisites: Experience on Linux system administration is required.
Lecturer: Javier Bartolome, Systems Group Manager, Operations - System Administration, BSC
Day 1 (March, 20)
Session 1 / 9:00am – 1:00 pm (3:30 h lectures)
9h-9:20h Introduction & outline of the course
9:20h-9:40h MareNostrum4 Overview
9:40h-10:40h Storage in MareNostrum4
10:40h-11h COFFE BREAK
11h-11:30h Networks on MareNostrum4
11:30h -13h Clustering Software
13h-14h LUNCH BREAK
Session 2 / 2:00pm – 6:00 pm (3:30 h practical)
14h-15:30h Practice on clustering software
15:30h-15:45h COFFE BREAK
15:45-16:30h Monitoring MareNostrum4
16:30h-17h MareNostrum4 Facility
17h-18h Visit to MareNostrum4
Day 2 (March, 21) 9am – 12:30pm
Session 3 / 9:00am – 12:30 pm (3 h lectures)
9h-10h MareNostrum4 Schedule system
10h-11h PRACE Project and Services
11h-11:15h COFFEE BREAK
11:15h-12h MareNostrum4 software stack
End Of Course
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