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Your first Python job

From ALICE Documentation


About this walkthrough

This walkthrough will guide you through running a job with Python on ALICE. It will be bit more than a simple "Hello World" programme. Here, we will use Python 3.7.

What you will learn?

  • Setting up the batch script for a simple Python job
  • Loading the necessary modules
  • Submitting your job
  • Monitoring your job
  • Collect information about your job

What this example will not cover?

  • Installing your own or special Python modules
  • Running a parallel Python job
  • Compiling code

What you should know before starting?

  • Basic Python. This walkthrough is not intended as a tutorial on Python. If you are completely new to Python, we recommend that you go through a generic Python tutorial first. There are many great ones out there.
  • Basic knowledge of how to use a Linux OS from the command line.
  • How to connect to ALICE.
  • How to move files to and from ALICE.
  • How to setup a simple batch job as shown in: Your first bash job