Details of face-to-face and online training opportunities delivered by the ARCHER2 service.
An overview of the courses that are offered by EPCC as part of the ARCHER2 service.
Repositories of materials from past ARCHER2 courses including videos from past online courses.
Information on the ARCHER2 online learning, including the technology used and how to connect.
The ARCHER2 Driving Test allows you to learn more about using ARCHER2 and get a small amount of ARCHER2 resource for your research.
The list below shows the currently scheduled ARCHER2 courses. Please follow the links in the list to find out more about the courses and to register.
If you would like us to provide a course on a particular topic and/or in a particular location then please contact us via the ARCHER2 Service Desk.
Individual links to course provide more details on the content and prerequisites. Use the Register Link to sign up for a particular course.
|ARCHER2 for software package users||Online||7 December 2020 10:00 - 16:00 GMT||Register|
|Reproducible computational environments using containers - Introduction to Docker and Singularity - Fully booked||Online||8 - 9 December 2020 10:00-16:00 GMT||Join waiting list|
|ARCHER2 for software package users||Online||10 December 2020 10:00 - 16:00 GMT||Register|
|Introduction to ARCHER2 for software developers||Online||14 - 15 December 2020 10:00 - 16:00 GMT||Register|
|HPC Champions||Online||Tuesday 15 December 2020 13:00-17:00||Register|
|Understanding Package Performance||Online||25th January 2021 10:00 - 16:00||Register|
Recent courses will be moved to the Materials repository shortly after they have ended.
ARCHER2 year one planned courses
The following courses are provisionally planned for the first year of the ARCHER2 service and details of dates and locations may be subject to change. Once all details are finalised, the course will be moved up to the confirmed section above and registration opened.
|Package Use on ARCHER2||Online|
|Development on ARCHER2||Online|
|Data Science on ARCHER2||Online|
|Shared Memory Programming with OpenMP||Online|
|ARCHER2 for HPC Software Package Users|
|Using LAMMPS on ARCHER2|
|Using CP2K on ARCHER2|
|Using Code_Saturne on ARCHER2|
|Using the Met Office UM on ARCHER2|
|ARCHER2 for HPC Software Developers|
|Understanding HPC Software Package Performance|
|Data Analysis Using Python|
|Data Analytics with HPC|
|Advanced use of Package X on ARCHER2|
|Efficient Parallel I/O|
|Performance Optimisation for AMD EPYC|
Courses marked with † are fully booked but please complete the registration form to be added to the waiting list.
Details of the software you should have installed, in preparation for any of our courses, is listed on our software page.
When registering for one of our courses you agree to abide by our Training Code of Conduct.
Eligibility for training
ARCHER2 training courses are provided free of charge to all academics, but attendance by non-academics would normally require a registration fee. However, we are not charging for attendance while we deliver all courses online due to government advice on social distancing.
Courses marked are also funded by PRACE and are free to everyone including commercial attendees.
We normally charge a fee for non-academics. If you are from a commercial organisation and wish to attend a particular course or arrange training at your site by the EPCC team then please contact the ARCHER2 Training Administrator.
Training updates mailing list
If you would like to receive updates about our training by email please subscribe to our mailing list.
Mailings will be sent approximately 1-2 times per month, your details will not be shared and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Much of the ARCHER2 training material is available online. In particular, this includes material relevant to the ARCHER2 Driving Test.
On Successful completion of the ARCHER2 Driving Test you will be invited to apply for an account on ARCHER2 with 1200 kAUs (80,000 core-hours) to use over 12 months, enabling you to put your skills into practice.
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Support for training on ARCHER2
We are able to offer support and assistance for external training on ARCHER: Find out how we can help and how to let us know what you are planning at our External courses page.