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Please note: Your physical or mobile token must be activated before you can connect to an ALCF system.

The links below provide breadth of information dedicated to the prior and ongoing development for the usage of ALCF's computational resources. View the specifications of our computational systems, set up your environment, review data transfer options, explore compiling and job submission basics, and search software and performance tools.

Other training guides and videos:

To get your project up and running, please view our documentation on Theta and ThetaGPU at: https://www.alcf.anl.gov/support-center/theta-and-thetagpu

We also encourage you to take full advantage of ALCF's training programs and user services. Some useful introductory materials and videos are listed below:

Theta and Cooley Overview : http://bit.ly/Getting_Started_On_Theta
Running on Theta: https://www.alcf.anl.gov/events/best-practices-queueing-and-running-job…
ThetaGPU Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0Xip1mUZY8
Lustre File Striping Basics: https://www.alcf.anl.gov/support-center/training-assets/file-systems-an…