As a standard part of the installation process, Bull provides on-site, tailored, workshop training for the system administration team. Our standard training program includes a presentation of the hardware and an overview of the bullx supercomputer suite. The training contents can be tailored to the customer's needs and include different modules depending on user roles (i.e. system administrators and end-users), tasks (such as performance tuning) and experience.
The Bull Extreme Computing Competence Center delivers on request a range of advanced training programmes for HPC users and HPC developers.
For example, their 3-day "Software Development Environment" training has been much appreciated by many customers. The objective of this session is to enable developpers to get the best performance out of their system.
The training is conducted by Bull HPC Competence Center experts, and includes presentations and labs. It prepares developers who already have some experience in parallelisation and a knowledge of the machine architecture for their first steps in performance tuning: