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SciNet is a high-performance computing consortium of the University of Toronto and associated research hospitals, serving the computational needs of Canadian academic researchers.

This website contains the online content of SciNet's training and education program. It contains lecture videos, slides, links, forums and other electronic material, all publicly available. The materials are organized by course; the list of recent courses can be browsed below.

Users of SciNet and Compute Canada can furthermore login to submit assignments and track their progress towards SciNet's Scientific Computing Certificate, Data Science Certificate, and High Performance Certificate.

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HPC383 Advanced Distributed Memory Parallel Programming with MPI POSTPONED

Advanced Distributed Memory Parallel Programming with MPI POSTPONED

In this three-hour workshop, you will learn advanced MPI techniques such as MPI Datatypes, MPI-IO and one-sided communications.

Instructor: Bruno Mundim
9 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2020-04-06
HPC105 Intro to Niagara (Apr 2020) CANCELED

Intro to Niagara (Apr 2020) CANCELED

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: Erik Spence
4 enrolled - 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2020-04-08
SciNet User Group Meeting (Apr 2020) CANCELED

SciNet User Group Meeting (Apr 2020) CANCELED

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk (TBA) and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2020-04-08
DAT112 Neural Network Programming (Apr. 2020) POSTPONED

Neural Network Programming (Apr. 2020) POSTPONED

This seven-week class will introduce neural network programming concepts, theory and techniques. The class material will begin at an introductory level, intended for those with no experience with neural networks, eventually c...

Instructor: Erik Spence
45 enrolled - 14 events of 60 minutes

 
Data Science 2020-04-14
BCH2024H Introduction to Programming with R

BCH2024H Introduction to Programming with R

This course is an introductory course in programming utilizing the R Statistical Language. The course is restricted to student of the UofT's Biochemistry departments. Students interested should register though their graduate ...

Instructor: Marcelo Ponce
- 12 events of 60 minutes

 
Scientific Computing (university credit) 2020-04-14
SCMP271 Advanced Linux Command Line (Apr 2020) POSTPONED

Advanced Linux Command Line (Apr 2020) POSTPONED

Increase you Linux (bash) command line productivity. Requires some basic Linux command line experience.

Instructor: Marco Saldarriaga
14 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2020-04-15
SCMP231 Relational Database Basics (May 2020) POSTPONED

Relational Database Basics (May 2020) POSTPONED

Principles and uses of relational databases with practical examples using python and sqlite on the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
20 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Data Science 2020-05-04
HPC105 Intro to Niagara (May 2020) CANCELED

Intro to Niagara (May 2020) CANCELED

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: Alexey Fedoseev
3 enrolled - 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2020-05-13
SciNet User Group Meeting (May 2020) CANCELED

SciNet User Group Meeting (May 2020) CANCELED

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk (TBA) and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2020-05-13
SCMP101 Intro to the Linux Command Line (May 2020) POSTPONED

The Linux Command Line (May 2020) POSTPONED

Working with many of the HPC systems in Ontario involves using the Linux command line. This provides a very powerful interface, but it can be quite daunting for the uninitiated. In this half-day session, you can become initia...

Instructor: Marco Saldarriaga
3 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2020-05-20
HPC105 Intro to Niagara (Jun 2020) CANCELED

Intro to Niagara (Jun 2020) CANCELED

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: Bruno Mundim
1 enrolled - 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2020-06-10
SciNet User Group Meeting (Jun 2020) CANCELED

SciNet User Group Meeting (Jun 2020) CANCELED

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk (TBA) and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2020-06-10
SCMP201 Linux Shell Scripting (Jun 2020) POSTPONED

Linux Shell Scripting (Jun 2020) POSTPONED

Learn how to write bash scripts, use environment variables, how to control process, and much more. Requires some linux basic command line experience.

Instructor: Marco Saldarriaga
10 enrolled - 180 minutes

 
Data Science 2020-06-17
EES1137 Quantitative Applications for Data Analysis  (Winter 2020)

Quantitative Applications for Data Analysis

In this course data analysis techniques utilizing Python and R statistical language, will be discussed and introduced, as well as, the basics of programming and scientific computing. The goal of this course is to prepare grad...

Instructor: Erik Spence
29 enrolled - 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Data Science (university credit) 2020-01-08
PHY1610 Scientific Computing for Physicists (Winter 2020)

Scientific Computing for Physicists

This course is aimed at reducing your struggle in getting started with computational projects, and make you a more efficient computational scientist. Topics include well-established best practices for developing software as i...

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
40 enrolled - 24 events of 60 minutes

 
Scientific Computing (university credit) 2020-01-07
International HPC Summer School (July 2020)

International HPC Summer School

This summer school will familiarize the best students in computational sciences with major state-of-the-art aspects of HPC for a variety of scientific disciplines, catalyze the formation of networks, provide advanced mentorin...

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 7500 minutes

 
External 2020-07-12

Archived Courses and Events

HPC241 Parallel Performance Tuning (Mar. 2020) POSTPONED

Parallel Performance Tuning (Mar. 2020) POSTPONED

A half day session on profiling, performance analysis, and tuning of applications.

Instructor: Scott Northrup
- 180 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2020-03-23
SCMP101 Intro to the Linux Command Line (Mar 2020) POSTPONED

The Linux Command Line (Mar 2020) POSTPONED

Working with many of the HPC systems in Ontario involves using the Linux command line. This provides a very powerful interface, but it can be quite daunting for the uninitiated. In this half-day session, you can become initia...

Instructor: Marco Saldarriaga
- 180 minutes

 
Scientific Computing 2020-03-18
SciNet User Group Meeting (Mar 2020) CANCELED

SciNet User Group Meeting (Mar 2020) CANCELED

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk (TBA) and user discussion.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

 
SNUG 2020-03-11
HPC105 Intro to Niagara and Mist (Mar 2020)

Intro to Niagara and Mist

A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer.

Instructor: Ramses van Zon
Attended: 5 - 90 minutes

 
High Performance Computing 2020-03-11


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