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February,2023
8 Feb 10:00 am 11:30 am

Intro to SciNet, Niagara and Mist

In about 90 minutes, learn how to use the SciNet systems Niagara and Mist, from securely logging in to running computations on the supercomputer. Experienced users may still pick up some valuable pointers.Format: In person, as well as broadcast and recorded.
SciNet Teaching Room
Show in Google mapHPC105 - Feb 2023
8 Feb 12:00 pm 2:00 pm

SciNet User Group Meeting

The SciNet Users Group (SNUG) meetings happen every month on the second Wednesday and involve a techtalk (a hybrid in-person/online webinar) on topics or technologies of interest to the SciNet community, followed by an in-person session at the SciNet headquarters in Toronto where users can bring questions and issues. 
SciNet Boardroom
Show in Google mapSCMP100 - Feb 2023
13 Feb 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

MS Windows Subsystem for Linux

Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is Microsoft's implementation of Linux container on Windows. WSL allows users to run various Linux distributions inside Windows and provides fully functional Linux environments for routine tasks. This course explores the use of WSL and Docker Desktop on Windows. Format: TDB
SciNet Teaching Room
Show in Google mapSCMP291 - Feb 2023
21 Feb 12:30 pm 2:00 pm

Intro to GPU Programming #1

An overview of GPUs and their use in supercomputers. This workshop will explain what GPUs are, and cover the basic ideas of GPU use in scientific computing. We will introduce several GPU programming frameworks, and demonstrate how to accelerate a solution of a science problem using a GPU. Python or C++ could be used for the assignment.Format: TBD
SciNet Teaching Room
Show in Google mapHPC133 - Feb 2023
22 Feb 12:30 pm 2:00 pm

Intro to GPU Programming #2

An overview of GPUs and their use in supercomputers. This workshop will explain what GPUs are, and cover the basic ideas of GPU use in scientific computing. We will introduce several GPU programming frameworks, and demonstrate how to accelerate a solution of a science problem using a GPU. Python or C++ could be used for the assignment.Format: TBD
SciNet Teaching Room
Show in Google mapHPC133 - Feb 2023
24 Feb 1:30 pm 3:00 pm

Intro to GPU Programming #3

An overview of GPUs and their use in supercomputers. This workshop will explain what GPUs are, and cover the basic ideas of GPU use in scientific computing. We will introduce several GPU programming frameworks, and demonstrate how to accelerate a solution of a science problem using a GPU. Python or C++ could be used for the assignment.Format: TBD
SciNet Teaching Room
Show in Google mapHPC133 - Feb 2023
March,2023
8 Mar 12:00 pm 2:00 pm

SciNet User Group Meeting

The SciNet Users Group (SNUG) meetings happen every month on the second Wednesday and involve a techtalk (a hybrid in-person/online webinar) on topics or technologies of interest to the SciNet community, followed by an in-person session at the SciNet headquarters in Toronto where users can bring questions and issues.
SciNet Boardroom
Show in Google mapSCMP100 - Mar 2023
13 Mar 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

Linux Shell Scripting

Learn how to write bash scripts, use environment variables, how to control process, and much more. Requires some linux basic command line experience.Format: In-person, but will also be broadcast and recorded.
SciNet Teaching Room
Show in Google mapSCMP201 - Mar 2023
15 Mar 10:00 am 11:30 am

Intro to SciNet, Niagara and Mist

In about 90 minutes, learn how to use the SciNet systems Niagara and Mist, from securely logging in to running computations on the supercomputer. Experienced users may still pick up some valuable pointers.Format: TBD (hopefully In-person), but also broadcast and recorded.
SciNet Teaching Room
Show in Google mapHPC105 - Mar 2023
27 Mar 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

Python and High Performance Computing

Parallel programming in Python. We will cover subprocess, numexpr, multiprocessing, MPI, and other parallel-enabling python packages.Format: In person, but also broadcast and recorded.
SciNet Teaching Room
Show in Google mapHPC111 - Mar 2023