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Joint Facilities User Forum on Data-Intensive Computing

June 16-18, 2014 Oakland City Center Conference Center 500 12th Street, Suite 105 Oakland, CA Directions and Site Brochure Held in conjunction with DOE HPC Operational Review (HPCOR) June 17-19, 2014 The Joint Facilities User Forum on Data-Intensive Computing will bring together users and HPC center staff to discuss successes, failures, lessons learned, and the future of data-driven scientific discovery. There will also be a day of practical user training. The meeting is being organized by… Read More »


Performance on Edison

October 10, 2013

Ways to improve your code's performance while running on Edison. Read More »


November 22, 2013

Looking for BerkeleyGW 2014 - please go   Description This event is a workshop, with hands-on user sessions, on the GW and GW-BSE approaches using the BerkeleyGW package will be held November 22-23, 2013, at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in the NERSC Facility in Oakland, California.  The target audience for the workshop are graduate students, postdocs, and researchers who are interested in learning about or sharpening their… Read More »

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New User Training: Sep. 10, 2013

September 10, 2013

NERSC will present a four-hour training for new users on Sep. 10, 2013 from 10:00 to 14:00 PDT. This event is targeted to new users of NERSC and will help them navigate the center and its systems. Read More »


Introduction to High Performance Computing Using GPUs

July 11, 2013

NERSC, NVIDIA, and The Portland Group presented a one-day workshop "Introduction to High Performance Computing Using GPUs" on July 11, 2013 in Room 250 of Sutardja Dai Hall on the University of California, Berkeley, campus. Registration was free and open to all NERSC users; Berkeley Lab Researchers; UC students, faculty, and staff; and users of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility. This workshop was targeted at users who are familiar with C/C++ and/or Fortran and High Performance… Read More »

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NUG 2013: Training - Getting Started at NERSC

February 16, 2013

Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. NERSC Oakland Scientific Facility, Room 238. Read More »

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NUG 2013: Training -- Edison

February 14, 2013

Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. NERSC Oakland Scientific Facility, Room 238. Read More »


Getting Started at NERSC

January 17, 2013

Richard Gerber, NERSC User Services: Getting Started Using NERSC for New Users Read More »


NERSC Training at SC12

November 11-12, 2012
NERSC staff will be participating in a number of tutorials Nov. 11-12 at SC12 in Salt Lake City. Read More »


Making Effective Use of Compilers at NERSC

August 15, 2012

Michael Stewart, NERSC User Services. This talk will describe and compare compilers available on Hopper. The strengths and weaknesses of each will be described and a set of "best practices" presented. There will also be a shorter description of the Carver compiling environment and a preview of the NERSC7 compiling environment. Read More »

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Chemistry and Material Sciences Applications

June 26, 2012

Zhengji Zhao & Jack Deslippe, NERSC User Services: This training is targeted to new or beginning users as well as to those users who want to compile the application packages by themselves. Read More »


Object-Oriented Programming in Fortran 2003

March 26-28, 2012 &
April 10-12, 2012

Fortran 2003 explicitly supports object-oriented programming (OOP). OOP aims to increase a program's maintainability in part by reducing cross-module data dependencies and to increase a program's reusability in part by providing for extensible derived types. Emerging compiler support for Fortran 2003 inspires a more modern program design and implementation style. This course provides the requisite skills. Read More »


Software Carpentry Bootcamp

March 28-29, 2012
NERSC will be hosting a free two-day Software Carpentry Boot Camp on March 28-29 to introduce scientists to skills and tools that will allow them to use computing more efficiently. The workshop will cover the core skills a researcher needs to know in order to be productive in a small team, and will be followed by four to eight weeks of self-spaced online learning. Read More »


JGI Compute User Training Series

Training sessions for JGI compute users Read More »

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NUG Training 2012

NERSC will present a two-day training workshop Feb. 1-2, 2012, in Oakland in conjuction with the 2012 meeting of the NERSC Users Group (NUG). The first day is targeted at new NERSC users and the second day will explore more advanced topics. Read More »


NERSC Training at SC11

November 13-14, 2011
NERSC staff will be participating in a number of tutorials Nov. 13-14 at SC11 in Seattle. Read More »


Using Hadoop for HPC Applications

October 5, 2011

Lavanya Ramakrishnan, NERSC Technology Integration Group, Using Hadoop for HPC Applications Read More »


Getting Started at NERSC

September 13, 2011

Richard Gerber & Yushu Yao, NERSC User Services: Getting Started Using NERSC for New Users Read More »

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NERSC Intro for Environmental Energy Technologies

June 22, 2011

Richard Gerber , NERSC User Services; Noel Keen, LBNL Computational Research Division & EETD; Wangda Zuo, EETD Read More »