UNINETT Sigma2 is committed to offer training and education regarding High Performance Computing and Data Storage to its communities. This includes organizing training events and providing online material and documentation.

The UNINETT Sigma2 partner centres also have training material on specific aspects of their installations and services available.


Training events in 2018 offered or supported by Sigma2 and partner centres

UiB: HPC course 2018.1, Bergen 25 - 26. January 2018
A 2 day introductory course into local and National HPC. Number of seats is limitied

NTNU: Introduction to parallel programming spring 2018, Trondheim, 06 - 15. February 2018
NTNU provides courses in parallell programming lectured over several afternoons. The course is also open for all users of the national HPC systems.

UiO: HPC for research training course, Oslo, 21 - 23. March, 2018
Training in using High-performance Computing (HPC) efficiently, for Abel users. The course is also open for all users of the national HPC systems, but examples and specifics will pertain to Abel.

CodeRefinery Workshop,  Trondheim, 27 February - 1 March 2018
CodeRefinery provides training in best practices and tools in modern research software development. The course is open for all reseachers writing a code that is used in research.  

CodeRefinery Workshop, Oslo, 12 - 14 June 2018
A CodeRefinery workshop is planned in Oslo in June 2018. 

TROMSØ: UiT - Python workshop, September 2018
The HPC group at UiT is planning a Python progamming workshop in September 2018. More details to come.


Training events offered in 2018 by others

Research Bazaar 2018, Oslo, 7 - 9 February 2018

CSC Spring School on Computational Chemistry 2018, Finland, 13 - 16 March 2018

NORBIS course: High Performance Computing in Bioinformatics, UiO, 16 - 27 April 2018

CSC Summer School in High-Performance Computing 2018, Espoo, Finland 26 June - 4 July 2018


External training providor portals 

Nordic HPC training - NeIC training calendar
NeIC uses a shared calendar to collect and disseminate information on upcoming training events that are either arranged by NeIC or partners, or are of interest to NeIC and its stakeholders

PRACE training portal 
The PRACE training portal provides an overview on the training offers available from PRACE. These include course, tutorials and slide sets from past events.

PRACE Outreach to Universities programme
The latest student-centric information on programmes, educational opportunities and more

EUDAT eTraining page 
The EUDAT eTraining page provides a set of training materials related to EUDATs work

RDA training
Research Data Alliance (RDA) Europe offers a series of training webinars, face to face workshops, hackathons/datathons partly organsized as "summer schools" and special meetings on request.

Norwegian Bioinformatics Platform
The Bioinformatics Platform provides research-based services and training to functional genomic users in Norway.

Software Carpentry
Teaching basic lab skills for research computing

Data Carpentry
Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research. 

High-Performance Computing Center Stuttgart
Information about HRLS class room and online training

The Norwegian graduate research school in bioinformatics, biostatistics and systems biology

Online materials and Video recordings

Sigma2: HPC and storage documentation
UiB-HPC documentation portal  
HPC-UiT Services User Documentation 
NTNU: Vilje User Guide
UiO: The Abel Compute Cluster User Guide
Sigma2: NorStore Research Data Management Seminar, May 2015- VIDEO RECORDING 
Sigma2: HPC training seminar, September 2016 - VIDEO RECORDING


Previous training events 


Software Carpentry workshop - R, Oslo 18 January, 2017
NTNU: Introduction to parallel programming spring 2017, Trondheim, February 2017
UiO: HPC basics for research training course, Oslo, 04.04 - 06.04. 2017
UiO: Advanced HPC for research training course, Oslo, 04.04 - 06.04. 2017
Code Refinery Workshop - Tromsø, June 2017
Carpentry workshop - Oslo, 29.09. 2017
NTNU: Introduction to parallel programming fall 2017, Trondheim, 29.08 - 13.09 2017
UiO: HPC for research training course, Oslo, 01.11 - 03.11. 2017
PRACE Winter School, Tel Aviv, Israel, 06.02 - 09.02; 2017
CSC Summer School in HPC, Espoo, Finland, 27.06 - 05.07, 2017
EUDAT & Reserach Data Management Summer School, Crete, Greece, 03.07 - 07.07, 2017
Nordic High Performance Computing & Applications Workshop, Reykjavik, Iceland, 23.08 - 25.08, 2017
Free Supercomputing Course Offered Online, 28.08, 2017


UiO: HPC basics for research training course autumn 2016, Oslo, 08.11.2016 - 10.11.2016
NTNU: Introduction to parallel programming autumn 2016, Trondheim, 15.09.2016 - 29.09.2016
Sigma2: HPC training seminar, Oslo, 06.09.2016 - 07.09.2016
UiT: Python course, Tromsø, 06.04.2016 - 08.04.2016
UiO: Research Computing Services tutorials and courses spring 2016, Oslo, 04.04.2016 - 07.04.2016
NTNU: Introduction to parallel programming spring 2016, Trondheim, 02.02.2016 - 11.02.2016
UiT, CTCC: GPU programming tutorial, Tromsø, 21.01.2016
Intel Code Mordernatization Workshop, Oslo, 02.11.2016 - 02.11.2016
UK Data Service: Looking after and managing you research data, London, 01.11.2016 - 02.11.2016
PRACE Autumn School, Castle of Hagenberg, Austria, 27.09.2016 - 30.09.2016
Software Carpentry workshop - Data Management Oslo, 05.12.2016
Software Carpentry workshop - Make, Oslo, 09.11.2016
Software Carpentry workshop - Git, Oslo, 26.10.2016
Software Carpentry workshop - Unix shell, Oslo 12.10.2016
Software Carpentry workshop - R, Oslo, 14.09.2016
Software Carpentry workshop, Oslo, 20.06.2016 - 21.06.2016


NTNU: Introduction to parallel programming, Trondheim autumn 2015
UiO: Research Computing Services tutorials and courses, Oslo, 02.11.2015 - 06.11.2015
UiB: HPC training week at UiB, Bergen, 09.11.2015 -13.11.2015
Sigma2: NorStore Research Data Management training seminar, Trondheim, 26.05.2015
Sigma2: NorStore Research Data Management training seminar, Trondheim, 07.01.2015