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Nov 9 2023

Introduction to the Slurm Job Scheduler

November 9, 2023

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM America/Chicago


online (Zoom)


Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management (Slurm) is a best-in-class job scheduler and resource manager for HPC clusters. This tutorial provides researchers with fundamental information about how to use the Slurm scheduler. We encourage all researchers using ACER's HPC systems to attend as our new Lakeshore cluster will be employing the Slurm job scheduler for job submissions.

Learning objectives

  • Introduction to the Slurm job scheduler
  • Common Slurm commands
  • How to update your old Torque/Moab submission scripts to run with Slurm
  • Monitoring, canceling and debugging jobs
  • Running interactive jobs with Slurm


Registration for this training is closed.



Ana Marija Sokovic

Date posted

Aug 17, 2023

Date updated

Nov 6, 2023