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Workshop: Use of Student HPC Platform – GPU Cluster

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Use of Student HPC Platform  GPU Cluster
  • Date

    18 Jan 2023

  • Organiser


  • Time

    14:30 - 17:00

  • Venue

    Online via MS Teams  



Date: 18 Jan 2023 (Wed)

Time: 14:30 – 17:00

Target Audience: All Students

Venue: Online via MS Teams

Pre-requisite: Basic Linux knowledge and programming skills

Medium of Instruction: English


 Course Description

  • Leverage Student HPC Platform – GPU Cluster to run, test and develop the application with GPU support for research purpose.
  • Understand how to execute Machine Learning and Deep Learning Python application with Singularity by using pre-built NVIDIA NGC TensorFlow docker image.
  • Develop Python application with the support of GPU and GUI (Graphical User Interface) -- based Jupyter notebook.
  • Understand the execution of Machine Learning Python application in Anaconda virtual environment.


Course Outline:

  1. Introduction of Student HPC platform – GPU Cluster
  2. Account application
  3. Available resources
  4. Core operations
  5. Introduction of Anaconda
  6. Introduction of Singularity
  7. Practical examples with the use of Student HPC Platform – GPU Cluster
  • Python development with interactive GUI (Graphical User Interface) programming: Jupyter notebook
  • Machine Learning:  A. Running TensorFlow with Singularity
                                       B. Running TensorFlow under Anaconda
  • Deep Learning: Running TensorFlow with Singularity

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