Introduction to HPC2N (January 2020)

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Name Introduction to HPC2N (January 2020)
Description Introduction to HPC2N
Type of event Course
Location Umeå
Start date 2020-01-22
End date 2020-01-22

Course overview

This whole day course will begin with a short (optional) introduction to Linux. We then continue with an introduction to HPC and HPC2N, followed by a walkthrough of the Kebnekaise system, including the GPUs and KNLs. In the afternoon we go through the module system and take a brief look at how to submit jobs. During the hands-on you will get the opportunity to try loading modules, compile a program, and submit a job to the Kebnekaise cluster. For those who are interested, there will be a guided tour of the machine rooms.

Participation is open to all existing and prospective users of HPC from Swedish institutions.


  • Introduction to Linux for beginners
  • Short presentation of HPC2N
  • HPC
  • HPC2N – Kebnekaise
  • How to use our systems
  • File Systems
  • The Module System, including Compiler Tool Chains
  • The Batch System (SLURM)
  • Examples and hands-on

Course web page and registration

For more information and registration refer to the Course webpage