Introduction to SURF Research Cloud

Do you want to create and manage your own work environment and run powerful applications on it? The SURF Research Cloud is a gateway that opens the door to cloud computing on several platforms. During this training, your workload will run on the SURF HPC Cloud platform, located in Amsterdam.

Beeldmerk SURF Research Cloud: tekening van een wolk met onderzoekers en instellingen
16 Nov 2022
9.00 to 13.00
Room WN-F201 - VU Campus (De Boelelaan), Amsterdam

This training will explain cloud computing in general. The accompanying hands-on approach will introduce you to (some of the) multiple features of the SURF Research Cloud. You will learn how to create and operate your own virtual compute environment(s). At the end, you will feel comfortable to install your own applications and profit from the power of Cloud computing.

For whom?

Anyone interested to use a flexible and tailor-made environment to execute powerful applications. It is also a useful kickstarter for current HPC Cloud users.

The working language is English.


  • A browser (Chrome or Firefox will do nicely)
  • Prior experience with Linux commands will help, but is not a prerequisite.