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Introduction to the Slurm workload manager

Slurm is a a workload manager commonly used as a job scheluder in HPC systems. This module will familiarise you with the basic slurm commands. You can choose between two ways of learning about Slurm: 

  • Read through the description of the commands in the ARCHER2 user guide or
  • Run through a practical introduction on the Slurm scheduler

Note that even though we use the ARCHER2 documentation, most of this information will be valid for any HPC system that uses Slurm.

Running jobs on ARCHER2

Part of the ARCHER2 user documentation that focuses on how to run jobs on ARCHER2 and work with the Slurm workload manager

Learning outcomes

After this course you should be able to:

  • Use basic Slurm commands
  • Describe the ARCHER2 scheduler
  • Submit jobs in ARCHER2
  • Find further help about the scheduler 

Running jobs on ARCHER2


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