Practical: High-Performance Computing System Administration

We are finalizing this course, information on this page is subject to change.

This practical course consists of a one-week block seminar.

Contact Julian Kunkel, Jonathan Decker
Location TBD
Time TBD
Language English
Module TBD
SWS 6
Credits 5,6,9 (depending on the course)
Contact time up to 84 hours (63 full hours), depending on the course
Independent study up to 186 hours
  • Linux Basics; having used Linux before and being able to operate a Bash shell
  • We will provide a short crash course at the beginning of the course and link supplementary training material.
  • Discuss theoretic facts related to networking, compute and storage resources
  • Integrate cluster hardware consisting of multiple compute and storage nodes into a “supercomputer“
  • Configure system services that allow the efficient management of the cluster hardware and software including network services such as DHCP, DNS, NFS, IPMI, SSHD.
  • Install software and provide it to multiple users
  • Compile end-user applications and execute it on multiple nodes
  • Analyze system and application performance using benchmarks and tools
  • Formulate security policies and good practice for administrators
  • Apply tools for hardening the system such as firewalls and intrusion detection
  • Describe and document the system configuration

* TBD

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