For academic staff and PhD students
Solve your research problems by harnessing the power of Bath's Nimbus cloud supercomputer.
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.
Next training date
- Monday 19 June, 10.00am - 4.00pm (online event)
Please submit a TopDesk ticket to book your place and let us know which training date you would like to join.
- 10.00 - 10.15 Course overview and your test account set up.
10.15 - 10.45 Nimbus cloud HPC: RCAM (Research Computing Account Management) portal, compute partitions, filesystem, costs, available software, Open On Demand. Nimbus training material, RCAM training material.
10.45 - 13.00 Introduction to Unix Shell: Navigating the file system, working with files, automating simple tasks, and creating shell scripts. Training material
13.00 - 13.30 Lunchbreak
13.30 - 15.30 Introduction to HPC: Clusters, connecting to remote machines, file transfer, job scheduling, software modules, running a parallel job. Training material
15.30 - 16.00 Q&As and course feedback.