How to Start Using Princeton's High Performance Computing Systems


Dawn Koffman is a Statistical Programmer at the Office of Population Research at Princeton University. She earned an MS in Computer Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from UMDNJ and Rutgers University.

1/12/2017 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM ~ 300 Wallace

This workshop shows how you can access Princeton's high performance computing resources. Discussion includes an overview of the Linux systems that are available at Princeton and how to: obtain accounts, connect and transfer files, run R and Stata programs on these systems, and submit jobs using a job scheduler called SLURM. In addition, time will be spent showing Linux commands for managing files, and explaining how to write Linux shell scripts to automate repeating tasks

Those with little or no experience working in a Unix/Linux environment.
Lecture, discussion and demonstration are used to convey concepts and illustrate examples
It is recommended that attendees bring a Windows or Mac laptop.
Presentation (PDF)