How can I tell if my account is active?  Please see this article to help determine if your account is active and if you have access to CCR resources.


Ongoing Workshops


Basic Introduction to the CCR Cluster

  • Description: One hour hands-on workshop for new CCR users.  The topics include cluster resources, file transfer, file editing, login, submitting a job using a SLURM script and running interactive desktops.
  • Prerequisites:  An active CCR account.  A laptop if you want to follow along.
  • Location: TBD
  • NOTE: these workshops present the same introductory material.
  • Dates:
    • August 16, 2019  12-1pm - CANCELLED
      • If you would like schedule a training session then send an email to ccr-help@buffalo.edu
    • Future workshops TBD
  • Sign up by sending an email to icds-course@buffalo.edu
  • Download the PDF of the presentation for the workshop on July 12th
  • Download the PDF of the presentation for the workshop on June 21st
  • Previous presentations are available in the Archived Workshop section below.


Using the ColdFront Allocation Management System for Faculty and Group Managers

  • Description: One hour hands-on workshop for faculty users of CCR.  The topics include what ColdFront is used for, how to create projects and request allocations for access to CCR resources, adding and removing users, and completing the yearly project review.  New features to ColdFront implemented this summer will also be demonstrated.
  • Prerequisites:  An active CCR account.  A laptop if you want to follow along.
  • NOTE: This workshop is for faculty users only, unless you've been made a manager in a ColdFront project.
  • Location: Workshop will be held in Bell 250.
  • Dates:
    • August 9, 2019 12-1pm
    • more to follow
  • Sign up by sending an email to icds-course@buffalo.edu


Intermediate Workshops 

  • One hour hands-on workshop for CCR users.  
  • Prerequisites:  An active CCR account.  The "Basic Introduction to the CCR Cluster" workshop or equivalent experience.  A laptop if you want to follow along.
  • Location:  Workshops will be held in Bell 250.
  • Topics and Dates:
    • Job Submissions Strategies:  more to follow
    • Software Installation Best Practices:  July 26, 2019  12-1pm CANCELLED
      • Please send any installation related questions to ccr-help@buffalo.edu
      • Best practices and tips for installing software on the CCR cluster.
  • Sign up by sending an email to icds-course@buffalo.edu



Online Tutorials 


Using the CCR cluster


TopicDescription
NEW! Basic Introduction to the CCR Cluster:  MPIIntroduction to running MPI jobs on the CCR Cluster. Includes using LMOD modules, compiling an example, explanation of the SLURM script and submitting a job.
Introduction to Running Jobs on the CCR ClusterThe Introduction to Running Jobs presentation is a detailed, step by step tutorial on using the CCR Cluster. 



Software


TopicName/LocationDescription
Intermediate MPIUBBox(handout,pdf),UBbox(handout,2x2,pdf)MPI introduction, basics
Advanced MPIUBBox(handout,pdf),UBbox(handout,2x2,pdf)MPI advanced topics
MPI Quick Reference    UBBox(handout,pdf),UBBox(handout,2x2,pdf)Compiling/running MPI at CCR
OpenMP IUBbox(handout,pdf), UBbox(handout,2x2,pdf)OpenMP introduction, basics
OpenMP IIUBbox(handout,pdf), UBbox(handout,2x2,pdf)OpenMP advanced topics
Slurm Survival GuideUBbox(handout,pdf),UBbox(handout,2x2,pdf)SLURM 
DebuggingUBbox(handout,pdf),UBbox(handout,2x2,pdf)Basic debugging tips
ProfilingUBbox(handout,pdf),UBbox(handout,2x2,pdf)Basic profiling tips
Introduction to HPCUBbox(handout,pdf),UBbox(handout,2x2,pdf)Historical overview of HPC



CADENCESee CADENCE-Intro-CCR pdf attached belowRunning CADENCE Simulations 



Archived Workshop Presentations


  • 2019
    •  Basic Introduction to the CCR Cluster
    • Intermediate Workshops
      • Job Submission Strategies
        • June 28, 2019