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WestGrid Seminars - Fall 2009

WestGrid: New and Old
Presented by Jill Kowalchuk, Executive Director, WestGrid
Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Topics covered:
• How to get a WestGrid/Compute Canada account
• Overview of existing systems
• Purchase plan for the coming year
• RAC process, who should apply and how to apply
• WestGrid and Compute Canada structure and interactions
• How to get help

To view this presentation's slides, click here
To download the archived video, click here


Using WestGrid
Presented by Doug Phillips - University of Calgary
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Topics covered:
• Choosing a WestGrid system
• Logging into WestGrid systems
• Running software / compiling code
• Submitting and managing jobs

To view the online documentation (updated 2010-10-06), click here
To download the archived video,  click here


Introduction to Parallel Programming
Presented by Jon Johansson - University of Alberta
Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Topics covered:
• HPC Fundamentals
• How to measure speed improvement when using multiple processors
• Taking advantage of multiple processors

To view this presentation's slides, click here