R on HPCC

R on HPCC

November 9th, 11:00AM to 1:00PM

Instructor: Dr. Nanye Long

Learn about using R on the MSU’s High Performance Computing system via the command line, batch jobs, and graphical mode.

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R is a widely used statistical computing environment that runs on all platforms, including HPC.  This course will not introduce R, but will introduce using R on the MSU’s High Performance Computing system using the command line, batch jobs, and graphical mode.  Basic techniques for parallel computing in R will be discussed.

Agenda:

  1. Intro to R on HPC in command line

  2. R GUI on HPC with RemoteDeskop

  3. Batch jobs and queuing

  4. Data management with R on HPC

  5. Examples of parallel techniques in R such as MPI and foreach

Prerequisites:  MSU iCER account.  Users should know how to use R on their own computer and must have taken the Introduction to HPCC workshop or used MSU’s HPC for research.  

Software Used: Mac users should install the Microsoft Remote Desktop client on the MS App Store

 

Snack provided (pizza and pop). 

Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building, Room 1455A
567 Wilson Rd,
East Lansing, MI 48824
United States
Michigan US