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Tuesday May 21, 2019 - 19:12

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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HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (May 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara

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

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 90 minutes

High Performance Computing 2019-06-12
CO Summer School Central (June 2019)

CO Summer School Central

The Compute Ontario Summer School on Scientific and High Performance Computing is an annual educational event for graduate/undergraduate students, postdocs and researchers who are engaged in a compute intensive research. Held...

Instructor: SciNet Team
166 enrolled - 6240 minutes

Scientific Computing 2019-06-24
DAT112 Neural Network Programming (April 2019)

Neural Network Programming

This six-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 cov...

Instructor: Erik Spence
46 enrolled - 12 events of 60 minutes

Data Science 2019-04-16
Petascale Computing Institute (Aug. 2019)

Petascale Computing Institute

The goal of this institute is to prepare attendees to be able to scale their computational codes to leadership-class computing systems via two-way video conferences with help of local analysts.

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 5 events of 420 minutes

High Performance Computing 2019-08-19
Introduction to GIT Version Control

Introduction to GIT Version Control

Introductory workshop to get started in the usage of version control GIT. This workshop is held in collaboration with UofT-Libraries and UofT graduate students could gain GPS credits. Details will follow!

Instructor: SciNet Team
3 enrolled - 180 minutes

Data Science 2019-10-04

Archived Courses and Events

Intro to SciNet/Niagara (@BrainHack2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara

This workshop is part of the 2019 Toronto BrainHack. A quick introduction how to use SciNet and the Niagara supercomputer in the context of the CAN-ACN BrainHack 2019.

Instructor: Marcelo Ponce
- 90 minutes

External 2019-05-21
SCMP101 Intro to Linux Shell (May 2019)

Intro to Linux Shell

Working with many of the HPC systems in Ontario involves using the Linux/UNIX 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 i...

Instructor: Bruno Mundim
Attended: 7 - 180 minutes

Scientific Computing 2019-05-08
SciNet User Group Meeting (May 2019)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Monthly user meeting at SciNet with pizza, a techtalk and user discussion: "Managing your data - key concepts", by Dylanne Dearborn and Leslie Barnes (UofT Libraries). We'll discuss some of the general principles of data man...

Instructor: SciNet Team
- 60 minutes

SNUG 2019-05-08
HPC105 Intro to SciNet/Niagara (May 2019)

Intro to SciNet/Niagara

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

Instructor: SciNet Team
Attended: 2 - 90 minutes

High Performance Computing 2019-05-08

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