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Kursprogramm des HS18:

Das Programm für das Herbstsemester 2018 ist ab August online. Eine Anmeldung ist ab dem 01.09.2018 möglich.

S3IT - ScienceCloud base

This 2-hours training aims to provide ScienceCloud end-users with an introduction on how ScienceCloud works and how it can be used for scaling their research.


This course will cover the basics steps required to get started with ScienceCloud:

  • how to log-in, how to create and control instances;
  • how to create and manage data volumes;
  • how to put all of them together (orchestrate) for serving your computational research needs.


This training is open to all researchers and IT coordinators at the University of Zurich that are either already using ScienceCloud for their research purposes or planning to use it.


No specific skills are required in order to attend this training. It will help if you already have a basic experience on Unix systems (as with ScienceCloud you normally provision Unix-based resources).

If you are not yet member of ScienceCloud?

You can enable your account directly on site. 10 minutes before the beginning of the training, S3IT personnel will be available to enable new accounts.

Needed equipment

In order to attend the course, you will need to have your own laptop with wireless LAN connectivity.

Programme / Timetable 14:00 - 16:00

  • Introduction on ScienceCloud
    • What it is and how it works
  • Getting started with ScienceCloud
    • Log-in
    • Upload keypairs
    • getting familiar with the web interface
    • starting and managing instances
    • Creating and managing data volumes
    • Strengths and limitations
  • ScienceCloud for your research
    • Some real-case examples
  • Open Discussion

At the end of the training, S3IT personnel will be available to discuss your intended usage and possible issues.

Other info

For further information, please write to: help@s3it.uzh.ch


For registratrion, please, click on "Anmeldung (mit UZH Mail Login)" at the bottom of the page and fill out the form on the next site.






Kurs SCB 4
Freie Plätze:16
Dauer:1 Tag(e) / 2 Stunde(n)
Kursleitende:Tyanko AleksievMattia Belluco
Teilnehmerzahl:Min: 1
Max: 20
Ort:Mac-Schulungsraum der Zentralen Informatik,
Winterthurerstr. 190, Irchel - unterhalb des Studentenladens.

Montag, 20. November 201714:00 - 16:00
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