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Using Supercomputers – Part 2 (Online)

23 August 2022
10:00am - 1:00pm

Join Pawsey Specialists for this workshop, learning not only how to use supercomputers but also how to apply best practices.  

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. To register for Part 1, go to our Events page.

At the end of the Using Supercomputers (parts 1 and 2), you will be able to:

  • List and describe the major parts of a supercomputer
  • Log into a supercomputer
  • Find and use available software on a supercomputer
  • Explain how a supercomputer is shared among researchers
  • Submit a job to a supercomputer queue
  • Define key supercomputer terms, including SLURM, partitions, nodes, schedulers, and data movers.


  • Familiarity with Linux command line, including such commands as cd, mv, pwd, ssh and a text editor such as vi
  • A Linux terminal client installed, such as MobaXterm, xterm or Terminal
  • (Optional, but recommended) Completion of Introduction to the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre (available from Pawsey’s Training portal)

Attend if: Your research is compute or data intensive

To register for this workshop: