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ACES: MATLAB 04/16/24 - 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

This short course (2.5 hours) introduces different ways to use MATLAB on the ACES cluster and how to leverage its parallel resources. Participants will use MATLAB on the portal through the interactive MATLAB App and learn how create and submit MATLAB jobs using the Drona Composer. Other topics include how to start parallel pools and utilize GPUs on ACES. Exercises will be performed using the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University.

ACES: Containers for Scientific Workflows (Singularity / Apptainer) 04/16/24 - 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM EDT

This course introduces the use of containers for scientific workflows using the Singularity container engine. Exercises will be performed using the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University.

Read more at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_containers_scientific.html 

ACES: Introduction to Julia 04/09/24 - 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

This short course covers basic topics in numerical computation and scientific programming using the Julia programming language. Topics include basic language elements and concepts, best practices in programming, and relevant open source tools. This is an introductory course. Exercises will be performed using the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University. 

Read more at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_julia.html 

ACES: NGS Metagenomics 04/09/24 - 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM EDT

This short course introduces concepts of metagenomics analysis based on data generated by Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology using the QIIME2 software suite. Exercises will be performed using the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University. 

Read more at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_metagenomics.html 

ACES: Introduction to CryoSPARC 03/26/24 - 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

Introduction to CryoSPARC for Cryo-EM Data Processing in Collaboration with the Laboratory for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.

This short course (2.5 hours) will cover aspects of using CryoSPARC on the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University, including a hands-on tutorial using example image files.

Read more at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_cryosparc.html

ACES: Introduction to PyFR, an Open-source CFD Flow Solver 03/26/24 - 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM EDT

This short course (2.5 hours) provides a beginner-level introduction to PyFR, a scalable open-source cross-platform CFD flow solver, along with a hands-on session on the CPUs and GPUs available on the  ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University.

Read more at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_pyfr.html 

ACES: AI/ML on Intel PVC GPUs 03/19/24 - 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM EDT

This short course (2.5 hours) provides an overview of Intel PVC GPUs, guidance on accessing these GPUs on the ACES computing cluster at Texas A&M High Performance Research Computing, and demonstrations of running AI/ML models with the GPUs using PyTorch and Tensorflow. 

Prerequisites: Current ACCESS ID; basic Linux/Unix skills; basic understanding of machine learning concepts, neural networks, and deep learning; familiarity with deep learning frameworks TensorFlow and/or PyTorch. 

ACES: Fundamentals of Containers 03/19/24 - 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM EDT

This course introduces concepts of containers and covers common containerization tasks using the Charliecloud and Singularity container engines on the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University.

Read more about the course at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_container_fundamentals.html 

ByteBoost Cybertraining Webinar: Presenting ACES 03/08/24 - 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM EST

This webinar in the ByteBoost program https://www.stonybrook.edu/ookami/ByteBoost.php will present  https://hprc.tamu.edu/aces/ , an innovative composable hardware platform that helps accelerate transformative changes in multiple scientific research areas. ACES offers a rich accelerator testbed consisting of five different cutting edge accelerators including NVIDIA and Intel Ponte Vecchio GPUs (Graphics Processing Units) and Graphcore IPUs (Intelligence Processing Units).

ACES: AlphaFold Protein Structure Prediction 03/05/24 - 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM EST

This short course (2.5 hours) will allow users to work through a hands-on tutorial covering how to run AlphaFold utilizing NVIDIA GPUs on the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M High Performance Research Computing.

Read more at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_alphafold.html 

ACES: Graphcore IPU Tutorial 03/05/24 - 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM EST

This short course (2.5 hours) introduces researchers to Graphcore Intelligence Processing Units (IPUs) on the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M High Performance Research Computing. The instructor will demonstrate the execution of models from different frameworks on the IPU system, and participants will gain practical experience in converting TensorFlow and PyTorch code into IPU code through hands-on exercises.

ACES: Introduction to Data Science in R 02/27/24 - 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM EST

This course is an introduction to the R programming language and covers the fundamental concepts needed to operate in the R environment with a particular focus on data science. This course assumes no prior experience with R.

Includes a 1-hour lunch break.

More information about this Short Course at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_intro_r.html
 

ACES: GPU Programming 02/20/24 - 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM EST

This short course covers basic topics in CUDA programming on NVIDIA GPUs. Topics include

  • CUDA architecture
  • basic language usage of CUDA C/C++
  • writing, executing CUDA code.

More information about this Short Course https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/intro_cuda.html

ACES: AI/ML Techlab in Jupyter Notebooks 02/20/24 - 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM EST

Accelerating AI/ML Workflows on a Composable Cyberinfrastructure

ACES: Using the Slurm Scheduler on Composable Resources 02/13/24 - 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM EST

This Short Course (2.5 hours) introduces researchers to the Slurm scheduler on the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University. Topics covered include multiple job scheduling approaches and job management tools.

More information about this Short Course at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_slurm.html

Introduction to Composable Resources: ACES and FASTER 02/13/24 - 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM EST

Research computing on the composable ACES and FASTER clusters

This course will provide an overview of composable technology, where hardware can be reallocated between servers based on user requirements, featuring the advanced accelerators available on the composable ACES and FASTER clusters at Texas A&M University. Topics covered include hardware, access, policies, file systems, and batch processing.

ACES: Running Jupyter Notebook on the ACES Portal 02/06/24 - 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM EST

This 1-hour primer covers starting and using a Jupyter notebook in Open OnDemand on the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University.

More information about this primer at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/primers_popup.html

ACES: Using the Slurm Scheduler 02/06/24 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

This 1-hour primer covers various job scheduling approaches using the Slurm Workload Manager on the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator testbed at Texas A&M University.

More information about this primer at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/primers_popup.html

ACES: NEC Simulated Annealing on Vector Engine (Vector Annealing) 11/28/23 - 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM EST

This short course (2.5 hours) introduces researchers to simulated quantum annealing using the ACES cluster, a composable accelerator test-bed at Texas A&M University. 

ACES: Introduction to CryoSPARC 11/07/23 - 02:30 PM - 05:00 PM EST

Introduction to CryoSPARC for Cryo-EM Data Processing in Collaboration with the Laboratory for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics.

This short course (2.5 hours) will cover aspects of using CryoSPARC on the ACES cluster including a demonstration with example image files.

Read more at https://hprc.tamu.edu/training/aces_cryosparc.html

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