New to the ALCF? Need a refresher?
Our introductory Getting Started videos are designed to help users get their projects up and running on ALCF computing resources.
With separate sessions on Mira and Theta/Cooley, these videos provide information on system architectures and ALCF support services; guide users through code building and job submissions; and offer tips for troubleshooting, minimizing wait times, and effectively backing up data.
Getting Started on Theta/Cooley
View the Getting Started on Theta/Cooley video here. Topics include system overviews, memory modes, OS and filesystems, environment settings, compilers, tools, job scripts, and queues.
Getting Started on Mira
View the Getting Started on Mira videos here. Topics include system overviews, code building, accounts, allocations, storage, transfers, queuing and running, and job status and manipulation.
1. BG/Q Hardware Review
2. Considerations before you run (accounts, projects, log in, ... )
3. Building your code
4. Running jobs on Mira
5. After your job is submitted (How to monitor the status of your job, useful commands)
6. Potential problems
7. Hands-on examples