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Tutorial: Writing Scalable Applications with Makeflow and Work Queue

Lecture and tutorial for the Applied CI Concepts Course at the University of Arizona, November 14th and November 16th, 2017.

This short course will provide a brief introduction to writing scalable applications using Makeflow and Work Queue, developed by the Cooperative Computing Lab at the University of Notre Dame. The course modules consist of a lecture that gives an overview of the software and applications, a tutorial in how to install and use the tools on FutureGrid, and a homework assignment of more challenging tasks to be completed during the week.

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

  • Lecture Slides: Introduction to Makeflow and Work Queue(PDF) (PPTX)
  • Thursday, November 16th, 2017

  • Tutorial: Makeflow
  • Homework: Makeflow and Work Queue Homework
  • Work Queue Slides/Tutorial

  • Lecture Slides: Introduction to the Work Queue API(PDF) (PPTX)
  • Tutorial: Work Queue
  • More Resources

  • Makeflow Web Page
  • Work Queue Web Page
  • Makeflow Examples Github Page
  • Mailing List and Forum
  • Additional Reading

    (Showing papers with tag makeflow. See all papers instead.)