Advanced Research Computing Training Services


ICDS-ACI offers training resources for using Penn State's High Performance Computing system at Penn State, including videos, reference sheets, user guides, seminars, workshops, and links to external resources.

Getting Started: 

To get started with Advanced Training Resource Services, visit the ICDS-ACI Training Resources page, or browse upcoming training events.

More Information: 

ICDS-ACI resources include:

  • ICDS-ACI Training Videos: These short videos help you get started using the ICDS-ACI system. Learn how to perform basic tasks like logging in to ICDS-ACI, running a job, and navigating the ICDS-ACI filesystem.
  • ICDS-ACI Reference Sheet: This brief guide contains instructions on performing the most common tasks on the ICDS-ACI system. 

ICDS also offers a series of training sessions on using ICDS-ACI. New and experienced users alike can learn to use the system and discover HPC best practices. The 4-part ICDS-ACI Training Series offers hands-on tutorials taught by ICDS engineers and researchers. See recordings of past sessions, or sign up for a live training session

Visit the ICDS-ACI Training Resources page for additional links to external training resouces on:

  • Linux Usage
  • Version Control Programs
  • Modules
  • Common HPC Programming Languages
  • Software Building Tools
  • Concepts, Algorithms, and Advanced Topics of Parallel Programming
  • Debugging, Profiling, and Benchmarking
  • Review/GeneralIntel Parallel Studio

ICDS-ACI 4-Part Training Series

ICDS-ACI On-demand Tutorial Videos


This service is part of the Support and Training category.



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  • Current faculty, staff, or students with access to High Performance Computing at Penn State