The TACC Institute Series

Immersive Training in Advanced Computation

Designing and Administering Large-scale Systems

April 30 - May 4, 2018

Are you an IT professional setting up a cluster or data center for the first time? Are you an experienced data center administrator who wants to build leadership-class systems? Spend a week learning from TACC's expert and experienced systems administrators about the tools, techniques, and practices that are used at TACC to build out some of the largest and highest performing clusters in the world. Gain practical, hands-on experience provisioning nodes, installing and configuring resource managers, maintaining a sane user environment, and addressing security concerns. Spend time with our system administrators talking about your specific problems and goals one-on-one.


Registration for this event is now closed.



  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:30-10:30 Intro / System Design Hands-on: Complete Provisioning Resource Manager User Env. Security
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:45 Intro / the Top 500 talk Server Synchronization Resource Manager User Env. Security
11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 Provisioning Hands-on: Provisioning/Synchronization Resource Manager Application Software Closing
2:30-2:45 Break Meetings/Tours
2:45-5:00 Hands-on: Provisioning Hands-on: Synchronization Resource Manager Application Software


Academic: $500 | Corporate: $1200 | STAR Partner: $500 | Student: $150*

*Limited space available. Contact us for more information.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

You may request to cancel your registration and receive a refund (minus $50 administrative charge) up to 14 days before the event starts. Cancellation notices received less than 14 days before the start of the event will not be eligible for a refund.


Your registration fee covers daily parking expenses during the institute.


Breakfast, lunch, and mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks are all covered as part of your registration fee.