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Wednesday May 4, 2016 - 09:38
  

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, Data Science Certificate, and High Performance Certificate.

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HPC105 Intro to SciNet

Intro to SciNet
HPC105

In about 60 to 90 minutes, you will learn how to use the SciNet systems. Experienced users may still pick up some valuable pointers.
7 enrolled - 90 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2016-05-11
SciNet User Group Meeting (May 2016)

SciNet User Group Meeting

This meeting includes: pizza, user discussion, and a techtalk (TBD).
- 60 minutes 
SNUG 2016-05-11
HPC133 Introduction to GPGPU Programming with CUDA (May 2016)

Introduction to GPGPU Programming with CUDA
HPC133

The goal is for students, new to GPGPU but familiar with programming in C, to leave being able to write simple kernels for their own problems, and understand the tools and techniques needed to improve the results.
10 enrolled - 240 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2016-05-18
Research Data Management

Research Data Management

Trends and tools in research data management.
11 enrolled - 210 minutes 
Data Science 2016-05-25
SciNet User Group Meeting (Jun. 2016)

SciNet User Group Meeting

This meeting includes: pizza, user discussion, and a techtalk (TBD).
- 60 minutes 
SNUG 2016-06-08
HPC160 Ontario Summer School - Central

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.
- 6240 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2016-07-11

Past Courses and Events

SCMP231 Relational Database Basics (May 2016)

Relational Database Basics
SCMP231

Principles and uses of relational databases with practical examples using python and sqlite.
16 enrolled - 450 minutes 
Data Science 2016-05-04
DAT123 Storage and I/O in Large Scale Scientific Projects (Apr. 2016)

Storage and I/O in Large Scale Scientific Projects
DAT123

Learn how to pinpoint and alleviate bottlenecks in large data-driven research projects. Techniques such as tar, compression, ramdisk, file format options, and job scheduling techniques will be covered.
Attended: 19 - 450 minutes 
Data Science 2016-04-20
SciNet User Group Meeting (Apr. 2016)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered: Parallelism and Memory Models -- AJ Guillon (Yetiware Inc.) Without a well-defined memory model, the correct execution of a parallel program is reduced to superstition and luck. The development of modern memory m...
13 enrolled - 60 minutes 
SNUG 2016-04-13
HPC105 Intro to SciNet (Apr. 2016)

Intro to SciNet
HPC105

In about 60 to 90 minutes, you will learn how to use the SciNet systems. Experienced users may still pick up some valuable pointers.
Attended: 9 - 90 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2016-04-13


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