Nov 3 – 5, 2023
Riga, Latvia
Europe/Riga timezone

From Zero to Hero: HPC Edition

Nov 3, 2023, 5:00 PM
Beta 1 – Workshops (Radisson Blu Latvija)

Beta 1 – Workshops

Radisson Blu Latvija

Workshop (1 Hour) Infrastructure


Jason Nucciarone (He/Him)
Software Engineer 1 @ Canonical


Quick! Your boss has just handed you down an urgent assignment. Your boss is presenting a big report to your organisation's executives, but they waiting until the last minute to analyze all the data they collected. It is now up to you to save the day or else your whole team going to get the business by your in the next daily stand-up. You need to set up your research infrastructure, analyze the data, and send the results over to your boss. Unfortunately for you, you have no budget to acquire proprietary software, and you are a data analyst, not a DevOps architect.

Luckily for you, you are currently attending Ubuntu Summit, and you are attending this workshop - From Zero to Hero: HPC Edition. In this short workshop, you will learn how to quickly deploy your own high-performance computing (HPC) cluster, set up your workflow, analyze the data your boss sent you, and guarantee an uneventful daily when you get back to work after attending the Ubuntu Summit.

In this workshop, you will get hands-on with the latest and greatest open source software in the HPC ecosystem. You will also get hands on experience with user-friendly open source tools for deploying your own HPC cluster. No untangling Ethernet cables, making sure your cluster has proper cooling, or filing support requests with your operations team. Just a simple sudo snap install ... and you be on your way in no time!

Session author's bio

Jason C. Nucciarone is an HPC software engineer and an open source geek by night. When he is not working at Canonical, he is undertaking initiatives to promote the adoption of open source software for scientific computing. He holds the strong belief that science should be open and accessible to all, and is enthusiastic about showing others how open science can benefit them.

Level of Difficulty Intermediate
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