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Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC)

, Hurst CTRL Lab 202

Updated 2/4/14

High Performance Computing (HPC) clusters (aka. Supercomputers) are large systems containing hundreds or more of processors and gigabytes of memory. American University's High Performance Cluster, nicknamed Zorro, is comprised of 15 compute nodes, each with 2 hex core Intel Xeon processors and 24GB of RAM. The system also has 25 TB of shared network storage. Designed for first time and new users, in this demonstrations session you will learn to: Understand usage policies and procedures; Create your HPC account; Install software clients PuTTY and WinSCP; and log onto the HPC server. Space is limited, so please register for attendance at: For a list of future events, visit our website:
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