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Introduction to Python Workshop: Using Python on HPC

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  • Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering
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This workshop is targeted at users of the Zaratan and/or Juggernaut clusters who are interested in Python programming on HPC. This course will introduce participants to these topics:

  • development environments for Python on Zaratan (and Juggernaut)
  • installing additional Python packages / creating virtual environments
  • using Jupyter on Zaratan (and Juggernaut)
  • Python bindings for multiprocessing
  • multi-threaded & multi-process applications
  • Tensorflow, pyTorch

Depending on participants' interests, other Python applications may be discussed as well.


Basic knowledge of the Python language is assumed.

System Requirements

This is a bring-your-own-laptop event. Make sure that a terminal application (e.g. ssh or PuTTY) is installed. A modern web browser (on Windows preferably Firefox) is required for use of the OnDemand web portal.

Miscellaneous Details

While the registration deadline is 9 July 2023, we are currently limiting this workshop to 55 participants on a first-come, first-served basis, and registration will close once the workshop is full. A limited number of participants will allow for more detailed discussions of questions.

NOTE: DIT reserves the right to cancel the workshop for any reason with little notice.

If you have questions or need more information about the workshop, please feel free to contact us.


Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering

Brendan Iribe Center, Room 1116


For disability accommodations, please contact Carrie Groff at

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