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)
8:30-10:00System DesignHands-onSLURMUser Env. Management w/ LModSecurity
10:00-10:15Break
10:15-11:45The Top500Server Synchronization w/ LoSFSLURMTracking Software Usage w/ XALTSecurity
11:45-1:00Lunch
1:00-2:30Provisioning w/ CobblerHands-onHands-onPackaging Applications w/ RPMClosing
2:30-2:45BreakMeetings/Tours
2:45-5:00Hands-on

Register now to secure your spot! A payment link to complete registration will be included in your confirmation email.