UBC Research Computing Back to School Bootcamp - October 3-7, 2022

UBC RESEARCH COMPUTING BACK TO SCHOOL BOOTCAMP – October 3-7, 2022 

The ARC team will offer hands-on training on UBC ARC Sockeye and UBC ARC Chinook, referencing the research lifecycle and practical tips and tricks to help attendees apply lessons learned immediately in their research. Registrants can attend in-person or virtually. Those who attend in person will benefit from multiple ARC staff supporting them during the instruction.    


All disciplines and skill levels are welcome. There is no cost affiliated with training. 

Please note: registration for this event is now closed.  All sessions for this event will be recorded.  Please check the website as the videos will be posted shortly. 

Courses available include:  

  • Unix    
  • Software installation     
  • Running jobs     
  • GPU usage    
  • Parallel computing     
  • Data management    
  • Data transfer     

Course schedule:  

October 3, 2022
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Open Office Hours:  Connecting to UBC ARC Sockeye help
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Open House
Welcome to ARC and Research Computing
October 4, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Introduction to the Unix shell - What you need to know for the week
Instructors: Nick Rochlin, George Parker
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Introduction to UBC ARC Sockeye
Instructors: Nick Rochlin, Jerry Li
October 5, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Using GPUs on UBC ARC Sockeye
Instructors: Jeff Gardner, Jerry Li, Jacob Boschee
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Software Installation on UBC ARC Sockeye
Instructors: Jeff Gardner, Jerry Li
October 6, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Running Jobs on UBC ARC Sockeye
Instructors: Jeff Gardner, Jerry Li
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Parallel Computing on UBC ARC Sockeye
Instructors: Jeff Gardner, Roman Baranowski
October 7, 2022
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Introduction to UBC ARC Chinook and Globus
Instructors: Jerry Li, Nick Rochlin 
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Depositing Data – Next Steps in Research Data Management
Instructors: Nick Rochlin, George Parker 


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