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Intro to cloud HPC for new users

Training course covering all your need to know to start using Nimbus. From Linux and job scheduling to software modules, VMs and running jobs in parallel.

  • 23 Feb 2023, 10.15am to 23 Feb 2023, 5.15pm GMT
  • This is an online event.

For academic staff and PhD students

How could you harness supercomputing power to solve a research problem?

High performance computing (HPC) is used in all academic disciplines. From big data analysis in social sciences to engineering simulations, physical sciences modelling and business-related forecasting.

Join this one-day training course where you will learn all you need to know to start using Bath's Nimbus cloud supercomputer to advance your research.

Thursday 23 February, 10.15am - 5.15pm (online event)

Morning session:

  • Introduction to Unix and the shell: navigating the file system, working with files, automating simple tasks, creating shell scripts.


Afternoon session:

  • Introduction to high performance computing: Clusters, connecting to remote machines, file transfer, job scheduling, software modules, running a parallel job.
  • Nimbus: the research computing account management portal, compute partitions, filesystem, costs, available software, Open On Demand.

Submit a TopDesk ticket to book your place

Book your place 23 February 10.15am - 5.15pm

Research Computing

We accelerate scientific discovery by giving researchers access to:

  • Powerful supercomputing environments
  • Research software development expertise and training

How we can support your research