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Poster trainingcourse 13Jan2021

The training is an introductory course aimed to help research users to effectively use the UBDA HPC resources. It covers various topics from basic PBS scripting to basic linux commands.  During the four weeks, the course includes UBDA HPC structure and workflow, basic PBS scripting, basic Linux and Unix commands, how to compile and run programs on UBDA servers and basics of data storage and management system. Some R programmes will be used to illustrate the use of the UBDA system. Please find the arrangements below.

Course

Introduction to High Performance Computing with R (Poster)

Date

13 Jan 2021 to 10 Feb 2021

Session activities

  • Orientation (first online session: 13 Jan 2021, 2:30pm – 3:30pm)
  • UBDA HPC Services (second online session: 20 Jan 2021, 2:30pm – 3:30pm)
  • R Data Analytics (third online session: 27 Jan 2021, 2:30pm – 3:30pm)

Registration/Quota

All staff and students

60 (first come, first served via online registration)

Confirmation emails will be sent to the registrants on 21 Dec 2020

Course Topics

  • Orientation
    • Introduction to UBDA Facility
    • UBDA HPC Login
    • R Programming on UBDA HPC system
  • UBDA HPC Services
    • Data Transferring to UBDA HPC system
    • UBDA Platform Interface
    • Job Submission and Scheduling, Status
    • Machine Learning and Deep Learning
  • R Data Analytics
    • Introduction to R for time series analysis
    • Introduction on optimization
    • R Parallel Computing

Should you have any enquiry, please contact Dr Vincent Ng (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Dr Heung Wong (Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)