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The CAC Online Summer School Series: Introduction to High-Performance Computing (HPC)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Centre for Advanced Computing presents the CAC Online Summer School Series. A series of free workshops specially designed to provide training on the most popular advanced research computing topics. The series is structured to intelligently flow (one workshop per week) with the intention for you to build your knowledge week after week. Note: Some workshops include pre-requisites.

Please see the outline for Week 7 below;

Week 7: Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC)

When: July 15, 2020 from 9:00am-12:00pm (1/2 day) 

** Pre-requisites: None

Description: This workshop is intended to give a good introduction and overview of the high-performance computing (HPC) tools available at the CAC and how to use them effectively. By the end of this workshop, you will know how to use the UNIX command line to operate a computer, connect to a cluster, write simple shell scripts, submit and manage jobs on a cluster using a scheduler, transfer files, and use software through environment modules. 

Workshops will be hosted using a secure Zoom platform. Meeting invites and preparation details will be emailed prior to your workshop. If you have any questions please visit the Eventbrite site or contact us directly ( We look forward to hosting you this summer! 

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