Training for Advanced Computing Users

Training classes and workshops introduce new and current users to the high-performance computing, data, and visualization resources available at SDSC and provide the programming skills necessary to use SDSC resources effectively and efficiently. Workshops offer experienced users more in-depth instruction, including hands-on assistance with their own codes and collaborative discussions with other users and parallel computing experts.


  • Jun14-242021

    Gateways Focus Week

    Gateway Focus Week brings together a cohort of gateway creators to work together on developing sustainable plans for their gateways. Focus Week helps software and website projects get to the next level.

    This event will be held remotely.

  • Jun172021

    Technology Forum: Increasing the Impact of High Resolution Topography Data with OpenTopography

    The cyberinfrastructure platform enables users to efficiently discover, access and process massive volumes of data. OpenTopography also increases the impact of investments in the collection of data and catalyzes scientific discovery. Join us to learn more about the motivations, technology and data assets behind the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded OpenTopography platform.

    This event will be held remotely.

  • Jun172021

    Expanse Webinar: Overview of Visualization on Expanse

    Introduction to visualization resources available on SDSC's newest supercomputer, Expanse, including Matlab and R through the Expanse User Portal (EUP) and Bokeh, Holoviews, and DataShader using Python and Jupyter Notebooks.

    This event will be held remotely.

  • Jun22-242021

    SDSC's Cyberinfrastructure-Enabled Machine Learning Summer Institute

    *APPLICATION CLOSED* The CIML Summer Institute will involve introducing ML researchers, developers and educators to the techniques and methods needed to migrate their ML applications from smaller, locally run resources, such as laptops and workstations, to large-scale HPC systems, such as the SDSC Expanse supercomputer.

    This event will be held remotely.

  • Jul19-222021


    ACM PEARC21 will take place virtually from July 19-22, 2021 and will explore the current practice and experience in advanced research computing including workforce development, training, diversity, applications and software, and systems and software. This yearʻs theme is “Evolution Across All Dimensions”.

    This event will be held remotely.

  • Aug2-132021

    OSG Virtual Summer School

    Participants will learn to use high throughput computing (HTC) to harness vast amounts of computing power for research, applicable to nearly any field of study. In past Schools, we have helped people in physics, chemistry, engineering, life sciences, earth sciences, agricultural and animal sciences, economics, social sciences, medicine, and more.

    This event will be held remotely.

  • Aug2-62021

    SDSC's Annual High Performance Computing and Data Science Summer Institute

    *Application deadline: Sunday, May 16 (EXTENDED)* This year’s Summer Institute continues SDSC’s strategy of bringing HPC to the “long tail of science,” i.e., providing resources to a larger number of modest-sized computational research projects that represent, in aggregate, a tremendous amount of scientific research and discovery.

    This event will be held remotely.

Training Catalog

Online training classes and workshops are recorded to provide the skills necessary to use SDSC resources. The following list of previously recorded events offers users an opportunity to train at their own pace and schedule.