The TACC Institute Series

Immersive Training in Advanced Computation


Designing and Administering Large-scale Systems

April 17-21, 2017

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.


Tentative Agenda

  Monday (4/17) Tuesday (4/18) Wednesday (4/19) Thursday (4/20) Friday (4/21)
8:30-10:00 System Design Hands-on SLURM User Env. Management w/ LMod Security
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:45 The Top500 Server Synchronization w/ LoSF SLURM Tracking Software Usage w/ XALT Security
11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 Provisioning w/ Cobbler Hands-on Hands-on Packaging Applications w/ RPM Closing
2:30-2:45 Break Meetings/Tours
2:45-5:00 Hands-on

Thank you for your interest. Registration for this event has closed.



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.

Parking

Your registration fee covers daily parking expenses during the institute.

Meals

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