Job Scheduling with Slurm
Friday, Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
This core session is designed to help new users at ACENET and the Digital Research Alliance of Canada get up and running.
This session teaches participants how to use the Digital Research Alliance of Canada’s queuing environment on the national systems, using the job scheduler Slurm. Learn how the scheduler works, how it allocates jobs, what are reasonable requests to minimize wait time, how to make the best use of the resources to be more efficient, how to get more throughput, how to get more jobs running at the same time, and how to troubleshoot and deal with crashes.
This workshop is designed for either new HPC users familiar with Linux and Shell Scripting, but who have not had experience with using Slurm, or, for experienced users transitioning to Slurm or seeking to improve efficiency with the scheduler.
In order to get the most from the session, participants are strongly encouraged to have a Digital Research Alliance of Canada/ACENET account and to bring a laptop to do the exercises.
Participants must register using their institutional / organizational email address (not a personal email, ie. gmail).
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