2016 OLCF Users Conference Call: How to OLCF

OLCF Best Practices

The OLCF hosts monthly User Conference Call. These calls are your opportunity to speak with center personnel to get the latest updates, express any concerns you may have, etc. No registration is required for this event.

Monthly Topics: How to OLCF
We will discuss the basics and best practices of how to use OLCF resources and services. This call is targeted at new users, but may serve as a good refresher for all users. Please note the extended length of this call; you may want to have lunch during this Webinar.
Speakers: Bill Renaud, OLCF User Support Specialist, Dr. Mike Zingale, Dr Bronson Messer (video only)


The 11 Best Practices:

How to use scientific libraries on titan:

OLCF User Group Executive Board Chair

OLCF Best Practices ppt
OLCF Best Practices PDF

Agenda Covered:
1. Learn how to stay informed about OLCF systems and tools.
2. Access the software you need
3. Discover how Titan & Eos differ from typical clusters
4. Understand the batch queue system
5. Master the aprun command
6. Learn OLCF’s project & allocation policies
7. Familiarize yourself with available data storage options
8. Plan for data transfer
9. Become Lustre® savvy
10. Optimize HPSS usage
11. Know how to get help
12. Meet your OLCF User Group

Want to see our previous new user training?
Go to the OLCF user training Channel on Vimeo:


Jan 27 2016


Bldg. 5600, C101


Suzanne Parete-Koon
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