Introduction to Accessing and Running Jobs on the TSCC System

Presented on January 24, 2019, by Subhashini Sivagnanam, M.S. and Mary Thomas, Ph.D.

This workshop covers everything new users need to know about using the TSCC system. Topics include:

  • How to apply
  • An overview of condo/hotel
  • Overview of various architectures of condo, GPU’s, data mover nodes
  • Accounts and allocation usage monitoring
  • Environmental modules
  • Queues, building jobs, job submission
  • File systems

Training consists of a 1.5 hour presentation followed by a  Q&A user support session. Drop in users are welcome. 

Download slides, code samples, and more from the Github site for this TSCC Bootcamp. 

View the recording of the presentations for this TSCC Bootcamp. 


About the Instructors:

Subhashini Sivagnanam (SDSC | Senior Computational and Data Science Specialist)

Subhashini Sivagnanam is the Co-PI and the main software architect of the Neuroscience Gateway (NSG). She works for the Data Enabled Scientific Computing division at the San Diego Supercomputer Center as a senior computational and data science specialist. She has worked on various high performance computing projects since 2005. She received a M.S. in Computer Engineering from the North Carolina State University in 2004. She is a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the Organization for Computational Neurosciences.

Mary Thomas, Ph.D. (SDSC | Computational Data Scientist, HPC Trainer)

Mary Thomas is a member of the Data Enabled Scientific Computing (DESC) division. Mary holds a Ph.D. in computational science, and M.S. degrees in computer science and physics. Her research interests include: HPC computing and training; coastal ocean modeling; cyberinfrastructure and emerging technologies, including Jupyter notebooks, interactive and cloud computing. For more information, see


For more training info see:  Training for Advanced Computing Users.