[sib-courses] High Performance Computing (HPC) in Life Sciences (Vital-IT infrastructure usage) - SIB Bioinformatics Workshop

Vassilios Ioannidis Vassilios.Ioannidis at unil.ch
Fri Oct 1 15:00:17 CEST 2010


Dear All,

We are pleased to announce the 3rd session of the SIB Bioinformatics  
Workshop entitled:

"High Performance Computing (HPC) in Life Sciences"
http://edu.isb-sib.ch/course/view.php?id=86

This workshop is particularly targeted to Vital-IT users that have  
recently received accounts on the Vital-IT infrastructure.

This workshop, to be held on Friday,  5 Nov. 2010, will cover the  
following main subjects:
• Identify limits of conventional multi-core machines (PCs) when using  
life science applications
• Obtain basic theoretical knowledge on high performance computing
• Learn how to use Vital-IT's computing cluster for scientific  
applications (including hands-on exercises on Vital-IT's infrastructure)
• Tips and tricks for effective and efficient cluster usage
• Discuss particular computing needs and requirements of course  
participants

Registration is now open:
  http://www.isb-sib.ch/edu/Registration/SIB_courses.php?code=SVC4-10

Hope to see you there!

For the organizers,

Vassilios Ioannidis


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Vassilios Ioannidis, Ph.D., Vasslios.Ioannidis at isb-sib.ch
Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, www.isb-sib.ch
Vital-IT Group
Quartier Sorge, Bâtiment Génopode, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel: +41 21 692 4076 / Fax: +41 21 692 4065




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