High Performance (Research) Computing

Introduction to JCU HPC


Why use JCU HPC?

Obtaining a HPC account

HPC Services Availability


Selecting a storage resource that best fits my requirements

Selecting a compute resource that best fits my requirements


Beginner's Guide to JCU HPC


Desktop Software - to access HPC resources.

HPC Storage - Appropriate use

HPC Best Practices

OneDrive on HPC


HPC File Sharing

WARNING - zip/unzip

WARNING - Backups (data protection levels)

WARNING - Using desktop/laptop computers for research


Running Workflows/Jobs on JCU HPC Resources


Environment modules cheat sheet

HPC conda3 software environments

HPC conda2 software environments (LEGACY)

Non-conda HPC Software Environment (HPC cluster)


Appropriate locations for data

PBSPro - Job Management System

HPC PBSPro script files

Interactive jobs


General Information relating to JCU HPC Services & Resources


HPC Cluster Hardware

Virtual Machines for research

Research Storage Environment (2020-)

HPC Performance Considerations


IT Security (HPC)

Common Issues

What's happening in HPC

HPC Acronyms/Shorthand


Responsible Research Guidelines/Suggestions (IT related)

JCU eResearch Infrastructure  Q&A

Information for researchers Leaving JCU


Useful Links


JCU IT Acceptable Use Policy

JCU IT Maintenance Windows

JCU Research Data Management

Management of Research Data & Information

Australian Code for Responsible Conduct in Research

Advanced R


QCIF - Queensland Cyber Infrastructure Foundation

NCI - National Computational Infrastructure

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

ARDC - Australian Research Data Commons

ARC - Australian Research Council