Monday 14 - Wednesday 16 November 2022

Location - The Cyprus Institute

Attendees will receive hands-on training on how to remotely access and use the National Competence Center infrastructure, basics of parallel programming, and an introduction to Data Science. This is crucial for helping user communities in Cyprus to capitalise on EuroHPC opportunities, such as access to EuroHPC leadership computers, participation in EuroHPC research and innovation calls and collaboration with other EU members of EuroHPC.

This event is part of the EuroCC project and the National Competence Center activities.


Attendees should be familiar with at least one programming language, such as C/C++, Fortran, Python, R.


All attendees will need their own desktop or laptop with the following software installed:

  • Web browser - e.g. Firefox or Chrome
  • PDF viewer - e.g. Firefox, Adobe Acrobat
  • ssh client - Terminal for Mac or Linux is fine. For Windows Putty should be fine.

Participation and Registration

This will be a physical event, and thus participants can only attend on-site.

Git Repository

The Git Repository with all material of the training event - including presentations and code, can be found at the following link:


Day 1 (Monday 14th November 2022)

    • 09:30 - 10:00: Welcome and Participant Introductions.
    • 10:00 - 10:15: Introduction to NCC
    • 10:15 - 11:15: Introduction to High-Performance computing. Presentation. YouTubeLogo Watch on YouTube
    • 11:15 - 11:30: Break
    • 11:30 - 12:30: Introduction to Python - Part 1. Presentation. YouTubeLogo Watch on YouTube
    • 12:30 - 13:30: Lunch Break
    • 13:30 - 14:30: Introduction to Python - Part 2. Presentation. YouTubeLogo Watch on YouTube
    • 14:30 - 14:45: Break
    • 14:45 - 17:00: Connecting to a system, Linux Introduction, Scripting. Introduction to Slurm, Submitting jobs on systems, Queues, Modules. Material. YouTubeLogo Watch on YouTube


Day 2 (Tuesday 15th November 2022)

Day 3 (Wednesday 16th November 2022)