Beginner’s Guide to High Performance Computing

Self-Learning Course

Take this course at your own pace through pre-recorded video and online resources.

A man opens a door to a supercomputer rack. The computer is illuminated in blue light.

HPC systems offer a boost in power and performance and are capable of running calculations much faster than your standard workstation. This means they can solve more complex computational tasks that can ultimately enhance the productivity of your business and significantly reduce time to market for products and services.  

HPC is used across many industry sectors including manufacturing, aerospace, oil & gas, life sciences, and information technology to design new products and applications.  It can help you to simulate test scenarios through advanced 3D modelling and simulation, transforming your digital supply chain with applications ranging from computer-aided engineering and computational chemistry to financial risk modelling, weather prediction and genomics while helping you to explore emerging technologies like machine learning, deep learning, and autonomous driving. 

In this Introductory level course you will discover

  • What is High Performance Computing (HPC)? 
  • What can HPC do for you? 
  • How do HPC systems work? 
  • How can HPC assist in solving business problems? 
  • How are problems solved on HPC systems?

Pre-requisites: None

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