PATC Systems Workshop: Petaflop System Administration; Marenostrum 4

Data: 24/Mar/2021 Time: 09:00 - 25/Mar/2021 Time: 13:00


The course format (online/face to face) will be announced few months earlier.

Target group: Level: INTERMEDIATE, for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge; those who finished the beginners course

Cost: PATC courses @ BSC do not charge fees.

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The objective of this course is to explain the different components of MareNostrum 4 and to understand the design decisions taken. We also analyze how the system administration is taken in this Petaflop system.


Prerequisites: Experience on Linux system administration is required.

Please download and carefully read the following instructions regarding the logistics participants enrolling online PATC at BSC are expected to follow.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes: The students will learn how MareNostrum IV is organized and how it works. This can have some insights and ideas about how to manage clusters of thousands of nodes in a HPC or no-HPC environment.


Academic Staff

Course convener: Javier Bartolomé




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