Online Introduction to DelftBlue

Since June 2022, the first central supercomputer at TU Delft, DelftBlue, is available for research and education to all TU Delft staff. To give you a head start on this new and exciting facility, the Delft High-Performance Computing center (DHPC) offers an online introductory course.

Learning objectives

After the short course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of DelftBlue (shared vs. distributed memory, node types, job scheduling, managing your data, and accounting),
  • Login, create a job script, start a batch or interactive job, and transfer data between DelftBlue and your local machine or network storage.
  • Effectively use the documentation to familiarize yourself with the machine,
  • Have a rough overview of software and programming models suitable for use on DelftBlue.


9:30 - 10:00 What is a supercomputer?
10:00 - 11:00 Practical use of DelftBlue
11:30 - 12:30 Programming Techniques for Supercomputers


More information

Dr. J. (Jonas) Thies

Planned Courses

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