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Welcome to SciNet's Training and Education Site

SciNet is a high-performance computing consortium of the University of Toronto and associated research hospitals, serving the computational needs of Canadian academic researchers. It is one of six such consortia in the Compute Canada family.

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.

SciNet users and students can furthermore login to submit assignments and track their progress towards SciNet's Scientific Computing Certificate and High Performance Certificate.

      Category  Starts        
HPC105 Intro to SciNet (June 2015)

Intro to SciNet
HPC105

Learn to use SciNet systems
1 enrolled - 60 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-06-10
HPC160 Ontario Summer School Central (July 2015)

Ontario Summer School Central
HPC160

A week-long intensive workshop on high performance computing, parallel programming, visualization and big data. Up to 30 credits towards SciNet certificates.
- 13 events of 300.38461538462 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-07-13
SCMP101 Introduction to the Linux Shell (July 2015)

Introduction to the Linux Shell
SCMP101

Become initiated with the linux/unix command line.
Part of the 2015 Ontario HPC Summer School Central.
- 175 minutes 
Scientific Computing 2015-07-13
SCMP171 Data Analysis with R (July 2015)

Data Analysis with R
SCMP171

This session offers a brief introduction to R, with a focus on data analysis and statistics. Part of the 2015 Ontario HPC Summer School.
- 175 minutes 
Data Science 2015-07-13
HPC101 Introduction to High Performance Computing (July 2015)

Introduction to High Performance Computing
HPC101

This session will provide an introduction to basic concepts of high performance computing. Part of the 2015 Ontario HPC Summer School, central edition
- 180 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-07-13
HPC171 Parallel R (July 2015)

Parallel R
HPC171

This session will cover parallel programming R, with a focus on parallel data analysis. Topics covered include snow, parallel, and foreach/doparallel.

- 180 minutes 
Data Science 2015-07-13
HPC113 Programming Shared Memory Systems with OpenMP (July 2015)

Programming Shared Memory Systems with OpenMP
HPC113

Students will learn the basics of shared memory programming with OpenMP. In particular, we will discuss the OpenMP's threads, memory, and performance, reductions and load balancing.
- 420 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-07-14
SCMP111 Scientific Computing with Python (July 2015)

Scientific Computing with Python
SCMP111

Part of the 2015 Ontario HPC Summer School. This session covers how to use python for research computing purposes. Topics include: the basics of python, automation, numpy, scipy, file i/o, and visualization.
- 420 minutes 
Data Science 2015-07-14
HPC111 Python for High Performance Computing

Python for High Performance Computing
HPC111

This session will cover parallel programming in python, with a focus on parallel data analysis. We will cover subprocess, multiprocessing, pypar and other parallel-enabling python packages.
Part of the 2015 Ontario HPC Summer School Central.
- 180 minutes 
Data Science 2015-07-14
HPC123 Programming Clusters with Message Passing Interface (July 2015)

Programming Clusters with Message Passing Interface
HPC123

Part of the 2015 Ontario HPC Summer School. In this two-day session, students will learn the basics of MPI programming. Examples and exercises will be based on parallelization of common scientific computing problems.
- 2 events of 420 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-07-15
HPC133 Programming GPUs with CUDA (July 2015)

Programming GPUs with CUDA
HPC133

This two-day session is an introductory course covering programming and computing on GPUs---graphics processing units---which are an increasingly common presence in massively parallel computing architectures.
- 2 events of 420 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-07-15
HPC253 Scientific Visualization (July 2015)

Scientific Visualization
HPC253

The first part of this session will be a basic
introduction to general-purpose scientific visualization
tools such as gnuplot, grace(xmgr), remote tools
(tunneling, VNC), python's matplotlib, and examples from
other. ...
- 420 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-07-17
HPC243 Debugging, Optimization, Best Practices

Debugging, Optimization, Best Practices
HPC243

We will discuss the debugging of frequently encountered bugs in serial code with gdb and the debugging of parallel (MPI and threaded) codes with DDT on live systems. Next, we will present general issues, common pitfalls and optimization strategies th...
- 420 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-07-17
SCMP112 Intro to Research Computing with Python (Nov. 2015)

Intro to Research Computing with Python
SCMP112

Learn about research computing even with little programming experience. Covers basics of programming in python, best practices and visualization. (mini/modular grad course)
- 60 minutes 
Scientific Computing 2015-11-03

Past Courses and Events

Compute Ontario Research Day 2015

Compute Ontario Research Day 2015

Ontario's preeminent HPC event, where professors, postdoctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students gather to learn about each other's high performance computing related work.
- 480 minutes 
External 2015-05-21
Xeon Phi Developer Training

Xeon Phi Developer Training

Parallel Programming and Optimization with Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessors, Developer Training Event, Toronto
- 2 events of 450 minutes 
External 2015-05-20
HPC105 Intro to SciNet (May 2015)

Intro to SciNet
HPC105

Learn to use the SciNet systems
Attended: 8 - 60 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2015-05-13
SCMP231 Relational Database Basics (May 2015)

Relational Database Basics
SCMP231

Principles and uses of relational databases
Attended: 10 - 450 minutes 
Scientific Computing 2015-05-06


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