Introduction to High Performance Computing

October 15, 2018 - 1.30-4.30pm
Melbourne Bioinformatics Boardroom, 187 Grattan Street, Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia


Introduction to High Performance Computing

A hands-on workshop to introduce High Performance Computing (HPC) to the researcher.


Using High Performance Computing (HPC) resources such as Melbourne Bioinformatics in an effective and efficient manner is key to modern research. This workshop will introduce you to HPC environments and assist you to get on with your research.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Define ‘What is HPC?’
  • Load software modules
  • Submit jobs
  • Select job queues
  • Monitor your job’s progress
  • Know what resources you can request
  • Select appropriate resources


You will need a basic understanding of Unix, or you should have attended an Introduction to Unix workshop in the past.

All participants are required to bring their own laptop computers.

LAST RUN: June 18, 2018