High Performance Computing will be holding 2 information/training sessions this April. These sessions are intended to familiarize you with the Minerva environment. Basic understanding of the general Unix operating environment and Linux commands is expected. Both sessions will be offered at Icahn Room L3-36 with Zoom link available for remote attendants as well. Zoom links are provided following registration.


Session 1: Friday, 1 April 2022, 11:00AM -12:00PM – Introduction to Minerva: 

Register here: https://redcap.link/5gye1cpz

Location: Icahn School of Medicine building (1425 Madison Ave) Room L3-82

This session will cover:

  • Minerva resources
  • Account and logging in
  • User software environment
  • Service on file transfers, web server, TSM archive and Rstudio connect server

Zoom link for remote: https://mssm.zoom.us/j/5420563013


Session 2: Friday, 8 April 2022, 11:00AM -12:00PM – LSF Job Scheduler: 

Register here: https://redcap.link/8n6nxggm

Location: Icahn School of Medicine building (1425 Madison Ave) Room L3-36

This session will cover:

  • LSF introduction and basic/helpful LSF commands
  • Dependent job
  • Self-scheduler
  • Parallel jobs (job arrays, parallel processing and GPUs)
  • Job restart with checkpoint
  • Things to avoid

Zoom link for remote: https://mssm.zoom.us/j/5420563013


Please register ahead of time for sessions. Direct any questions to hpchelp@hpc.mssm.edu