Training material

HPC tutorial

The HPC tutorial is the main source of information for HPC users. It has been developed by the VSC, tailored towards VUB and ULB researchers, for use on Hydra.

The topics of the tutorial are:

  1. Introduction to HPC
  2. Getting a HPC account
  3. Connecting to the HPC
  4. Running batch jobs
  5. Running interactive jobs
  6. Running jobs with input/output data
  7. Multi core jobs/Parallel Computing
  8. Multi-job submission
  9. HPC policies
  10. Compiling and testing your software on the HPC
  11. Fine-tuning job specifications
  12. Program examples
  13. Best practices

The last 4 topics are intended for advanced HPC users.

The tutorial is available for users of different operating systems:

Note: this tutorial is updated regularly. Please report any errors to hpc@vub.ac.be.

Linux tutorial

The Linux tutorial has been developed by the VSC, tailored towards VUB and ULB researchers, for use on Hydra.

The tutorial is available for users of different operating systems:

Note: this tutorial is updated regularly. Please report any errors to hpc@vub.ac.be.

Training courses

The SISC-HPC team regularly organizes Linux and HPC training courses.

The most recent training slides can be downloaded here: