[ONLINE] PATC Systems Workshop: Petaflop System Administration; Marenostrum 4

Date: 28/Mar/2022 Time: 09:30 - 29/Mar/2022 Time: 12:30


Online via Zoom; Registration is mandatory

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

Cost: All the PATC courses at BSC are free of charge.

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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.

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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, BSC Head of Systems Administration - Operations

Course Lecturers: Sergi More Codina, BSC System Administration Coordinator - Operations




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Further information

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