The Centre for Advanced Computing recently hosted

2018 Compute Ontario HPC Summer School
July 30 – August 3, 2018 @ Queen’s University, Kingston


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More than 60 students and researchers gathered for a busy week of all-day workshops at Queen’s University.

This Summer School is an annual educational event for students, postdocs, and researchers who are engaged in compute intensive research. Held geographically in the west, centre and east of the province of Ontario, the summer school provides attendees with the opportunity to learn and share knowledge and experience on high performance and technical computing.

This year’s “East Event” took place at Queen’s University and was organized and was hosted by the Centre for Advanced Computing. The five full-days dual stream summer school offered intensive courses on a number of selected subjects, including:

  • Programming distributed systems using message passing (MPI)
  • Programming shared memory systems with threads (OpenMP)
  • Programming GPUs (CUDA)
  • Common programming languages: R, Python
  • Bioinformatics Workflows
  • Cloud computing and MapReduce

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