Attached are the slides from the seminar this afternoon by Lauren Michael. If you're interested in utilizing the High Throughput Computing faciilities available to us on campus, you should start with these slides. Within you'll find an overview of the campus grid, and details on packaging R/Matlab/Python to carry out to the larger grid.
In Statistics we have the privelege of having our own submit node to the entire Center for High Throughput Computing pool which goes well beyond just Stats/CS machines. If you have developed some understanding of the system and would like to begin with HTC, please email the lab and firstname.lastname@example.org (mikec) and you can request an account directly through Statistics.
Explore more about Condor at http://chtc.cs.wisc.edu/