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SCINet Onboarding (Intro to SCINet)

Users who are new to the HPC environment may benefit from the following Ceres onboarding video:

Ceres Onboarding (Intro to SCINet Ceres HPC) (length 42:13)

Note: /KEEP storage discussed in the video at 16:20 is no longer available. Instead, data that cannot be easily reproduced should be manually backed up to Juno. The instructional video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3lnsCAfx3Q demonstrates how to transfer files between local computer, Ceres, Atlas, and Juno using Globus.

The onboarding video includes:

  • logging on to Ceres
  • changing your password
  • storage structure
  • basic SLURM job scheduler commands
  • accessing Ceres software modules
  • computing in interactive mode with salloc
  • computing in batch mode with a batch script

The information in this video is also documented in the Ceres User Manual.