Scientific Calendar Event

Description Note: ICTP has suspended all educational activities from 24 February up to 15 May as precautionary measures due to COVID-19; more details at

This hands-on activity brings together participants and resource persons from IT units/departments of scientific institutions that have deployed or are considering deploying small to medium sized HPC equipment to share standards, experiences and best-practices for the design, management of Data centers for HPC equipment.

You must be from an IT unit/department to apply.

  • Data Centre: Facilities planing; provisioning, networking and optimization of power and cooling, etc
  • Installation, provisioning, configuration and maintenance of computer clusters/servers, storage and software.
  • Day-to-day operations of HPC systems including systems administration, monitoring and performance optimization.
  • Installation and maintenance of system software stack and tools, building and deploying open source software and supporting scientific applications.
  • Other topics: Green data centers; harnessing cloud based resources.
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