Workshop Hands On bwHPC 2019

Place: Hörsaal A.001
L15, 1–6, EG
68131 Mannheim

Date: Wednesday 15. May 2019

09:00–17:30 – Introduction to HPC




This workshop provides an introduction to bwHPC compute resources and then focuses on the usage of the bwForCluster MLS&WISO. The course consists of introductory lectures and practical exercises based on them. This course is taught in German. The presentations (slides) are in English.

Covered topics:

  • Flexible adaptation of the software environment using environment modules
  • The preparation of compute jobs for the batch system
  • Data management tools and strategies
  • Concepts of parallel programming


  • Basic knowledge in Unix / Linux
  • You need to bring along a laptop with wireless access via eduroam
  • It would be preferred to have access to the bwForCluster. Please verify your login requirements through bwHPC-wiki



  • This course is open to members of all universities in Baden-Württemberg, free of cost.
  • Please register by sending an e-mail to: “” and let us know whether you could register with bwForCluster MLS&WISO.