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Workshop: Leverage web GUI interface for research application development with GPU on Student HPC Platform

Workshop/ Training/ Webinar

  • Date

    26 Jul 2023

  • Organiser


  • Time

    14:30 - 17:00

  • Venue

    Online via MS Teams & On-site at M403  


Date: 26 Jul 2023 (Wed)

Time: 14:30 – 17:00

Target Audience: All Students

Venue: Online via MS Teams & On-site at M403

Pre-requisite: Basic programming skills

Medium of Instruction: English


Course Description:

Open OnDemand is an open-source web portal that enables students to remotely access the PolyU student HPC platform using a web browser. Users can utilize the web GUI interface to run, test, and develop applications with GPU support for research purposes on the Student HPC Platform.

  • Develop Python application with GPU support with Jupyter notebook
  • Develop R application with GPU support with RStudio
  • Perform files and folders management
  • Carry out job submission and check job status
  • Web GUI-based SSH client connecting to Student HPC Platform – GPU Cluster

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction of Student HPC platform
  2. Account Application
  3. Available Resources
  4. Core operations on Student HPC platform
    • Job script preparation
    • Job submission
    • Check job status
  5. Introduction of Anaconda
  6. Practical use of web GUI interface on Student HPC Platform

• Files and folders management
• HPC job management
• Access GPU cluster using web GUI-based SSH client
• Development with Python with web GUI interface: Jupyter notebook
• Development with R with web GUI interface: RStudio


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