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Introduction to High-Performance Computing (using Frontenac) and Bioinformatics

March 19, 2024
09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Method: Virtual
Where: Zoom
High-Performance Computing (HPC)

High-Performance Computing (using Frontenac) and Bioinformatics

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to the CAC’s high-performance compute (HPC) platform, Frontenac, and the other resources available throughout the national compute ecosystem of the Digital Research Alliance of Canada as well as utilizing bioinformatics tools and techniques in an HPC environment.

By the end of this workshop, you will know how to connect to a cluster, submit and manage jobs on a cluster using a scheduler, transfer files, and use software through environment modules. You will have the necessary skills to effectively navigate big data including bioinformatic analysis.

**Important Note: Registration closes on March 15, 2024.


Workshop Duration

3 hours

Workshop Prerequisites

Basic Unix/Linux competence and basic knowledge of bioinformatic methods are required.


Sridhar R.
Sridhar Ravichandran
User Support Analyst
Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC)

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