The Portal Newsletter

SciNet produces an annual newsletter, The Portal.   This is where we feature research initiatives that have been made possible using our systems, introduce staff, & highlight interesting events and outreach in which SciNet has participated over the year.

SciNet News November 2019

SUMMARY Scheduled maintenance downtime was postponed, now on November 15th. Learn about the upcoming Niagara expansion at the SciNet User Group Meeting on November 13. Training and education program continues with “Numerical Computing with Python”, “GPU Programming with CUDA”, “Intro to Niagara” and “Intro to Linux” this month. Details can be found below and are
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SciNet News October 2019

SUMMARY The Resource Allocation Competition is open. Scheduled maintenance downtime on October 16th. Training and education program continues. UofT Visualization Discussion Group hosted at SciNet. Details can be found below and are also available on the SciNet education website courses.scinet.utoronto.ca and the SciNet wiki docs.scinet.utoronto.ca. SYSTEM CHANGES Research groups that require more computational or storage
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SciNet News September 2019

SUMMARY Announcing SciNet’s 2018-2019 Training and Education Schedule on Scientific Computing, High Performance Computing and Data Science. To acknowlegde the Niagara supercomputer in your publications, please cite our recent PEARC19 paper: M Ponce, R van Zon, S Northrup, D Gruner, J Chen, F Ertinaz, A Fedoseev, L Groer, F Mao, B C Mundim, M Nolta,
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SciNet News June 2019

Summary Increased security of the SciNet data centre Decommissioning of the SOSCIP BlueGene/Q at the end of June. Announcement of several training opportunities. Details can be found below and are also available on the SciNet education website https://courses.scinet.utoronto.ca and the SciNet wiki https://docs.scinet.utoronto.ca. System News The security level of the data centre has been increased
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SciNet News March 2019

Summary Two additional ways to interact with the nearline/archive HPSS system: Globus and a Virtual File System. Compute jobs on Niagara now have access to temporary burst buffer space. Announcement of several techtalks at the SciNet User Group Meetings. Details can be found below and are also available on the SciNet education website courses.scinet.utoronto.ca and
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SciNet News February 2019

Summary Two additional ways to interact with the nearline/archive HPSS system: Globus and a Virtual File System. Announcement of several techtalks at the SciNet User Group Meetings. Details can be found below and are also available on the SciNet education website courses.scinet.utoronto.ca and the SciNet wiki docs.scinet.utoronto.ca. System News The Globus interface to the nearline/archive
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