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Dear cluster users,

on June 9, 2020 our new course will be held for the first time. It is titled “MATLAB – Parallelization, Performance, Debugging”. The course will be held in German and take all day.

This is not a MATLAB introduction course! It will cover the cluster-specific aspects of using MATLAB.

The course is aimed at MATLAB users who want to use MATLAB on the cluster, parallelize their code or improve its performance.

More information about course topics and registration (in German) can be found here. All our courses are held once per semester, alternating between German and English.

Best regards
Your HPC Team

Aktualisiert um 17:22 am 20. May 2020 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

due to increased demand there will be another date for the German-language cluster introduction course this semester. If you want to participate, there are more details on the German-language page for the original announcement.

The next English-language introduction course will take place next semester as usual.

Aktualisiert um 16:41 am 8. May 2020 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

on May 12, the next cluster introduction course will take place. It will be held as a virtual meeting, take all day and the course language will be German (with slides in English). All our courses alternate between German and English each semester. Switch to the German version of this page for more details and registration info.

Best regards

Your HPC Team

Aktualisiert um 15:03 am 23. April 2020 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

the next Linux introduction course will take place on February 4, 2020 and will take all day. The course will be held in German (with slides in English). This course is held every semester, alternating between German and English. If you wish to participate, switch to the German-language version of this page for more information.

Aktualisiert um 10:54 am 20. January 2020 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

there are still open spots on the next cluster introduction course on this Thursday (Nov. 7). If you would like to participate, send an e-mail to jan.steiner@uni-siegen.de. More information here.

Best regards
Your HPC Support Team

Aktualisiert um 10:23 am 6. November 2019 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

the next cluster introduction course will be held (in English) on  November 7 and will take all afternoon. You can find more information here.

The course covers the basics for new cluster users. We recommend that every cluster user attend this course at least once. The course takes place at least once per semester, alternating between German and English.

If you would like to participate, please send an e-mail to jan.steiner@uni-siegen.de.

Aktualisiert um 9:35 am 15. October 2019 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

the next Linux Introduction Course will take place on September 26 and take all day. It will be held in English.

The basics of Linux will be covered. We recommend that all users who are inexperienced with Linux take this course. The course takes place once per semester, alternating between German and English.

If you want to participate, please send an e-mail to jan.steiner@uni-siegen.de.

Topics:

  • General Linux concepts
    • Command line
    • Processes, users and permissions
  • Files and directories
    • Wildcards
  • Scripting
    • Environment variables
    • Pipes etc.
  • Other concepts
    • System configuration files
    • Symbolic links and aliases
    • Tips and tricks

Presenter:

Jan Steiner

Date:

September 26, 2019

Location:

H-D 2202

Duration:

9:00-17:00

Max. participants:

12

Language:

English

Target audience:

Employees and Students who are completely new to Linux

Prerequisites:

None

Remarks:

If you do not have your own device, there are desktop clients available.

You do not need access to the HorUS cluster to participate, but you may use your own account if you prefer.

Registration:

Simply send an e-mail to jan.steiner@uni-siegen.de. Also, please indicate whether you intend to bring your own laptop and which operating system it has.

If you are interested but do not have time on the specified date, please notify us as well. We will hold another course if enough people are interested.

Aktualisiert um 14:40 am 3. September 2019 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

ZIMT is holding the first ever Matlab users’ knowledge exchange workshop on May 23, 2019.

This workshop is intended to bring together Matlab users in all departments of Uni Siegen. It is not a taught class like e.g. ZIMT’s cluster introduction course, rather it focuses on cooperation and discussion. It is also not specific to cluster applications (although those are one of the topics).

The planned topics are:

  • Demonstration of Matlab’s parallel features by ZIMT
  • Tips and best practices for using Matlab on clusters
  • Exchange of knowledge among the users
    • Short user talks (10 minutes plus 10 minutes discussion each), demonstrating the various uses of Matlab at Uni Siegen
  • Discussion
    • Potential synergy effects between users
    • What can ZIMT do to support all users?

We would like to ask for your help: we are looking for volunteers who would like to give a brief introduction talk about how they use Matlab (10 minutes). Use this unique chance to get advice and help with your problems from the entire Matlab user base at Uni Siegen!

You can find further information here.

If you want to give to participate, please notify us (jan.steiner@uni-siegen.de). Please indicate if you want to give a user talk.

Best regards

Your HPC support team

Aktualisiert um 18:40 am 4. April 2019 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

the next cluster introduction course will take place on May 7. It will be held in German. If you wish to attend, you will find more information (also in German) here. Alternatively, the course will be held in English every other semester.

Aktualisiert um 14:59 am 28. March 2019 von Jan Steiner

Dear cluster users,

the Stuttgart High Performance Computing Center and the University of Siegen offer the CFD compact course “Introduction to numerical fluid dynamics”. The next course will take place in Siegen on February 18-22, 2019.

The course language is German. If you wish to partake anyway, switch to the German version of this post (in the upper right corner) for more information and a link to the the registration form.

Aktualisiert um 13:19 am 25. January 2019 von Jan Steiner