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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. 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 (May. 2017)

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.
9 enrolled - 90 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2017-05-10
SciNet User Group Meeting (May 2017)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Discussion about Niagara and new systems.
- 60 minutes 
SNUG 2017-05-10
DAT123 Storage and I/O in Large Scale Scientific Projects (May 2017)

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.
6 enrolled - 420 minutes 
Data Science 2017-05-17
DAT211 Introduction to Neural Network Programming

Introduction to Neural Network Programming
DAT211

This workshop will introduce neural network programming concepts, theory and techniques. The level of the material will be introductory, intended for those with no experience with neural networks. The programming language will be Python 2.7; experi...
20 enrolled - 180 minutes 
Data Science 2017-05-30
SciNet User Group Meeting (June 2017)

SciNet User Group Meeting

Pizza, user discussion, and a tech talk:
ChIP-Seq analysis of the Interactive Bromodomain 1 protein (Ibd1) in Tetrahymena thermophila, by PhD student Alejandro Saettone (Ryerson University)
- 60 minutes 
SNUG 2017-06-14
SCMP231 Relational Database Basics (June 2017)

Relational Database Basics
SCMP231

Principles and uses of relational databases with practical examples using python and sqlite.
8 enrolled - 420 minutes 
Data Science 2017-06-21
HPC160 Ontario Summer School - Central (July 2017)

Ontario Summer School - Central
HPC160

A week-long, three-stream intensive workshop on high performance computing, parallel programming, visualization and data science. Up to 30 credits towards SciNet certificates
- 6180 minutes 
High Performance Computing 2017-07-24
PHY1610 Scientific Computing for Physicists (Winter 2017)

Scientific Computing for Physicists
PHY1610

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 it applies to scientific c...
44 enrolled - 25 events of 55.2 minutes 
Scientific Computing (university credit) 2017-04-30
HPC162 Advanced Parallel Scientific Computing (Sept. 2017)

Advanced Parallel Scientific Computing
HPC162

Explore use advanced examples of parallel computing in scientific research.
3 enrolled - 60 minutes 
High Performance Computing (university credit) 2017-09-12

Archived Courses and Events

SciNet User Group Meeting (Apr. 2017)

SciNet User Group Meeting

pizza, user discussion, and a techtalk about "Why Language Matters: Benchmarking Sequential and Parallel Languages", by AJ Guillon.
- 60 minutes 
SNUG 2017-04-12
EES1137 Quantitative Applications for Data Analysis (Winter 2017)

Quantitative Applications for Data Analysis
EES1137

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 graduate students to perform ...
Attended: 22 - 24 events of 60 minutes 
Data Science (university credit) 2017-03-31
Undergraduate Seminar Series on Advanced Research Computing, Data Science and Visualization (Winter 2017)

Undergraduate Seminar Series on Advanced Research Computing, Data Science and Visualization

Introductory seminar series on Scientific Computing, High-Performance Computing, Data Science and Visualization; this lecture series is part of the "Research Project Course" (PHY479Y1) for 4th year undergraduate physics students.
- 9 events of 60 minutes 
High Performance Computing (university credit) 2017-03-10
SciNet User Group Meeting (Mar. 2017)

SciNet User Group Meeting

pizza, user discussion, and a techtalk
- 60 minutes 
SNUG 2017-03-08


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