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Intro to cloud HPC

Training course covering all your need to know to start using Nimbus Cloud HPC. Scheduled quarterly based on demand, please register your interest below.

  • 1 Jan 2025, 12.00am to 1 Jan 2025, 12.05am GMT
  • This is an online event.

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.

Join our next training course

We aim to offer this training course quarterly, depending on demand.

Get notified when we next run this course. Simply submit your email to let us know you are interested in joining our next introduction to cloud HPC training course.

Video recording of training session

To help you get started using Nimbus, we have recorded a previous training session held in June 2023.

Course schedule

The course is held over 3 hours:

  • Research Computing Team and┬áServices
  • Overview of High Performance Computing
  • Part-1: HPC Funding, Agresso and the RCAM portal
  • Part-2: Introduction to Nimbus
    • Compute Options
    • Accessing Nimbus, File System, Software Environment
    • Submitting and Monitoring Jobs
  • Tea/Coffee Break (20 minutes)
  • Part-3:┬áHands-on Labs Session
  • Q&A

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Research Computing

We accelerate scientific discovery by giving researchers access to:

  • Powerful supercomputing environments
  • Research software development expertise and training

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