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Workshop – Intro to Kamiak – Fall 2021

October 5, 2021 @ 10:10 am - 1:00 pm

CIRC will host a hands-on introductory workshop introducing basic HPC concepts and teaching users to submit jobs to an HPC. Learn to utilize freely available computing resources on WSU’s Kamiak HPC to power your research!


  • This course is free to attend, but space is limited, so attendees must register in advance here: https://forms.gle/WWZ4y8mozRkYec3X6
  • Sign-ups close on 10/1, register in advance for connection details.

Training Documents:

Useful Links:

In order to participate in this training, you will need:

  • An account on Kamiak.
    • If you do not have an account, a temporary account for you will be created for the workshop.  However, it is preferred that you get a permanent account with a sponsoring PI.
    • New account requests can be made at https://wsu-its.atlassian.net/servicedesk/customer/portal/1 –> Logins and Accounts –> Request an Account.
  • A device that you can use to access Kamiak
    • Windows 10 users should have the Windows Subsystem for Linux and Ubuntu installed before the training session.
      • Please see the Kamiak Cheat Sheet, Appendix 1 for instructions on installing Ubuntu on Windows 10.
      • If any Windows users are not running Windows 10, please inform us before the training session.
    • Please test your ability to connect in advance by following the instructions here: https://hpc.wsu.edu/users-guide/terminal-ssh/
    • If you do not have a laptop that you can bring, WSU Libraries have rentals here:https://libraries.wsu.edu/services/laptops


October 5, 2021
10:10 am - 1:00 pm