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SciNet News March 2014

To keep users posted on what’s going on at SciNet, we send monthly emails with the new features, planned courses and events and accomplishments at SciNet. Below you will find the salient points of what has happened or changed during the last month and what will happen in the near future. Among these is the
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International Summer School 2014 on HPC Challenges

Apply by 9 March, decisions in early April Expenses paid by program Sponsored by PRACE, XSEDE, Riken, and Compute Canada website: http://summerschool.niif.hu Compute Canada/Calcul Canada invites students and researchers at Canadian post-secondary institutions to apply for one of 10 spots allocated to Canada for the fifth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences.
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SciNet News February 2014

To keep users posted on what’s going on at SciNet, we send monthly emails with the new features, planned courses and events and accomplishments at SciNet (Want to share a testimonial? Email it to support@scinet.utoronto.ca). Below you will find the salient points of what has happened or changed during the last month and what will
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SciNet News January 2014

To keep users posted on what’s going on at SciNet, we send monthly emails with the new features, planned courses and events and accomplishments at SciNet. Taking of accomplishments, we are compiling user success stories and testimonials (http://www.scinethpc.ca/testimonials). If you want to share your SciNet-powered success stories, please let us know by emailing to support@scinet.utoronto.ca.
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SciNet News December 2013

To keep users posted on what’s going on at SciNet, every month, we compile the new features, planned courses and events and accomplishments at SciNet. Speaking of accomplishments, we are compiling user success stories and testimonials. If you want to share your SciNet-powered success stories, please let us know by emailing to support AT scinet
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SciNet News November 2013

EVENTS COMING UP Unless stated otherwise, all events take place at the SciNet Headquarters, Rm 235 of 256 McCaul Street, Toronto. All events below are free for users but we ask that you sign up (“enroll”) on the education website. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 noon November 5 – 28 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH
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SciNet News October 2013

EVENTS COMING UP Unless stated otherwise, all events take place at the SciNet Headquarters, Rm 235 of 256 McCaul Street, Toronto. All events below are free for users but we ask that you sign up (“enroll”) on the education website: https://support.scinet.utoronto.ca/education. Compute Canada Research-Needs Survey Compute Canada (CC) is seeking input from the research community
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2014 Call for Compute Canada Resource Allocation Proposals

Any Canadian academic researcher may obtain a default allocation on any Compute Canada system, including those at SciNet, at any time by registering with the Compute Canada DataBase (CCDB) and requesting accounts at one or more consortia. The size of default allocations vary by system. A Principal Investigator who requires more than the default allocation
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SciNet Certificate Program

SciNet has been teaching courses on scientific technical computing and high performance computing for the Toronto-area research community for several years, and now offers recognition to attendees in the form of SciNet Certificates. There are currently two certificate offerings: A Certificate in Scientific Computing and a Certificate in High Performance Computing. Requirements for these certificates
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Ontario High Performance Computing Summerschool (Central) open for registration

The Ontario Summerschool on High Performance Computing provides attendees with opportunities to learn and share knowledge and experience in high performance and technical computing. The Ontario Summerschool on High Performance Computing will have three installments. The first will be in Toronto, hosted by SciNet. Two more installments in London and Ottawa, will follow later in
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SciNet News, Dec 2012

EVENTS COMING UP Unless stated otherwise, all events take place at the SciNet Headquarters, Rm 235 of 256 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON. All events below are free but we ask that you sign up on the courses website: https://support.scinet.utoronto.ca/courses. December 5, 2012 SCINET CERTIFICATE PROGRAM STARTED SciNet has been teaching courses on scientific technical computing and high performance computing
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SciNet HPC Certificate Program

SciNet has been teaching courses on scientific technical computing and high performance computing for the Toronto-area research community for several years, and now offers recognition to attendees in the form of SciNet Certificates in Scientific Computing or High Performance Computing.  

SciNet News, Oct 2012

To keep users posted on what’s going on at SciNet, we send monthly emails with the new features, planned courses and events and accomplishment at SciNet. Events Coming Up Unless stated otherwise, all events take place at the SciNet Headquarters, Rm 235 of 256 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON. All events below are free but we
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SciNet News, July 2012

To keep users posted on what’s going on at SciNet, we send monthly emails with the new features, planned courses and events and accomplishment at SciNet. SCINET NEWS JULY 2012 EVENTS COMING UP Unless stated otherwise, all events take place at the SciNet Headquarters, Rm 235 of 256 McCaul Street, Toronto. All events below are free but we ask
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SciNet News, April 2012

SYSTEM NEWS SciNet is pleased to announce that it will host and run a new Blue Gene/Q system for the newly-announced Southern Ontario Smart Computing and Innovation Partnership (SOSCIP). The system will consist of at least 40,000 cores with a peak theoretical speed exceeding 500 TFlops and should be operational in the fall of this
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