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Winter School Using Taito 2016

Using Taito cluster for high throughput data analysis
Date: 03.02.2016 9:00 - 04.02.2016 12:00
Location details: The event is organised at the CSC Training Facilities located in the premises of CSC at Keilaranta 14, Espoo, Finland. The best way to reach us is by public transportation; more detailed travel tips are available.
Language: English
Lecturers: Ari-Matti Saren
Kimmo Mattila
Price: Fee for Finnish academics: 90 EUR (+VAT 24%). Fee for others: 420 EUR (+ VAT 24%).
The fee covers all materials, lunches as well as morning and afternoon coffees.
Registration is closed.
The seats are filled in the registration order. You may cancel your attendance without a charge 5 business days prior the course. For cancellations after that and no-shows without a cancellation the full fee will be invoiced.
Additional information
More info on the course topics: More info about registration issues etc:

This course provides a tutorial-style introduction to the essential, practical computational tools for life science research, with a focus on the infrastructure provided by CSC. The topics will include, linux commans line usage,  managing your datasets at CSC, running analysis on a computer cluster (Taito).

This course is part of the CSC BioWeek.



No previous knowledge is needed.


Learning outcomes

The workshop is aimed for graduate students in the field, providing a comprehensive overview on the tools of the trade, without forgetting the important aspect of network building.



3.2.  Wednesday

  • introduction to CSC (servers, accounts etc.)
  • connecting CSC servers (shell, NoMachine, Scientist's User Interface)
  • linux command line basics


  • directories at CSC and how to get your data there
  • packing and compressing data
  • HPC archive  and IDA
  • Other tools: FunetFilesender, gridFTP...

4.2. Thursday

  • module system at Taito
  • using batch jobs for high throughput computing
  • first steps with linux scripting
Course materials

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