22-23 March 2018
Barcelona BSC Campus Nord
CET timezone

The registration to this course will open in December. Please, bring your own laptop. All the PATC courses at BSC are free of charge.

Course Convener: Javier Bartolome

Objectives: Explain the different components that MareNostrum 4 is composed, which were the design decisions taken and why.
Explain how the system administration is taken in this Petaflop system.

Learning Outcomes: The students will learn how MareNostrum 4 is organized and how it works. This can have some insights and ideas about how to manage clusters of thousands of nodes in a HPC or no-HPC environment.

Level: INTERMEDIATE, for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge; those who finished the beginners course.

Prerequisites: Experience on Linux system administration is required.


Day 1 (March, 22) 9am – 18pm

9h-9:20h Introduction & outline of the course
9:20h-9:40h MareNostrum4 Overview
9:40h-10:40h Storage in MareNostrum4
10:40h-11h COFFE BREAK
11h-11:30h Networks on MareNostrum4
11:30h -13h Clustering Software
14h-15:30h Practice on clustering software

15:30h-15:45h COFFE BREAK

15:45h-16:30h Monitoring MareNostrum4
16:30h-17h MareNostrum4 Facility
17h-18h Visit to MareNostrum4

Day 2 (March, 23) 9am – 12:30pm

9h-10h MareNostrum4 Schedule system

10h-11h PRACE Project and Services
11h-11:15h COFFEE BREAK
11:15h-12h MareNostrum4 software stack
12h-12:30h Questions/Wrap-up

Barcelona BSC Campus Nord
Vertex Building, Room S208

For further details and practical info such as local transport and venue please visit the local course pages for PATC@BSC: http://www.bsc.es/patc