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# CADES Spring Training

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Welcome to CADES Spring Training 

# What is CADES? 
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CADES is a Scientific Productivity Enabler for ORNL researchers consisting of the following three parts: 
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**Basic Compute + Data Converged Services:**
A suite of starter computing and analytics tools (Cloud, Storage, HPC, and Data Transfer) offered to ORNL researchers at no initial cost. 
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**Scalable HPC:**
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Enhanced compute, data, and storage resources can be purchased by projects and programs with unique computing needs.
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Open and Moderate Research Condos
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**Science Data Holdings:**
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CADES is enabling science through data-centric capabilities. ORNL researchers’ interdisciplinary collaboration and science outcomes are accelerated by making scalable data analytics/AI toolkits and knowledge resources easily available to every scientist.
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# This Training 
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For this Training we will use the Birthright Condo access from **CADES's Basic Compute + Data Converged Services**/

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This consists of 10 Hazwell nodes with 250 GB RAM, 32 cpu cores, and 2 K80 (GK21) GPUS each. 

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Much of the training will be focused around Challenge problems. 

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#Zeroth Challenge

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The zeroth challenge is to gain access to the Birthright Condo.
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To gain Access see: https://support.cades.ornl.gov/user-documentation/_book/condos/gettingstarted.html
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Or follow these instructions  

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2.	Make sure you have CADES Birthright condo access. 

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**If you are already a CADES user: **
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Log in to or-slurm-login01 and enter:

$ id your_user_id. 

If you see “55233(cades-birthright)” listed, your good to go. 

If you don’t see it listed: 
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*	Navigate to https://xcams.ornl.gov/xcams/groups/cades-birthright. The preceding link will pre-fill a request for CADES Birthright Cloud and SHPC Condo resources
*	Enter your email address (use the ORNL email if available) and click continue
*	Review the XCAMS user agreement, and select Agree
*	Enter your USER ID (UCAMS ID if you are ORNL Staff; XCAMS ID if you are not ORNL staff)
*	Enter your password
*	Click Submit to complete the XCAMS request. An activation notice will be dispatched to your email address when your resources are ready for use
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**If you have never used CADES before: **
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First setup your UserID:
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*	ORNL STAFF: ORNL staff obtain access to CADES through their UCAMS ID by activating it in the XCAMS system.
*	To active your UCAMS ID as your XCAMS CADES user ID, visit https://xcams.ornl.gov and click on "I need an account"
*	Then, after accepting the user agreement, look in the tan box on the right of the screen under UCAMS, and click on "activate your XCAMS account" and complete the required steps 
*	NON-ORNL STAFF: If you are collaborating with ORNL's staff, create an XCAMS account and ID to use for CADES access 
*	To do this visit https://xcams.ornl.gov and click on "I need an account" and complete the required steps
*	You will also need access to the external visitor login nodes, so go to https://xcams.ornl.gov/xcams/groups/cades-misc/ and follow the instructions to request an account
*	This request is reviewed and may take up to five business days for approval
*	Approval is contingent on having a valid ORNL staff host 
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Next Join the 10 node Birthright condo
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*	Navigate to https://xcams.ornl.gov/xcams/groups/cades-birthright. The preceding link will pre-fill a request for CADES Birthright Cloud and SHPC Condo resources
*	Enter your email address (use the ORNL email if available) and click continue
*	Review the XCAMS user agreement, and select Agree
*	Enter your USER ID (UCAMS ID if you are ORNL Staff; XCAMS ID if you are not ORNL staff)
*	Enter your password
*	Click Submit to complete the XCAMS request. An activation notice will be dispatched to your email address when your resources are ready for use
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