Introduction to Supercomputing on Hydra

This short course provides an introduction to using the IBM p5-575 Cluster (hydra). It covers the following topics:

Note: During class sessions many aspects of the material will be illustrated live via a login to HYDRA. Attendees are welcome to follow these parts with their own laptops. They will need to have VPN for wireless connections setup on their laptop. Relevant details on this can be found at:

The material will be covered from the Hydra's User Guide and it will be introduced by this presentation on some basic Hydra cluster configuration.

Bring your laptops to practice interactive and batch execution of serial, OMP and MPI code.