Introduction to SURF Research Cloud

Do you want to create and manage your own work environment and run powerful applications on it? SURF Research Cloud opens the door to cloud computing on different platforms. During this training, your workload runs on the SURF HPC Cloud platform in Amsterdam.

Beeldmerk SURF Research Cloud: tekening van een wolk met onderzoekers en instellingen
23 Jan 2023
9.00 until 13.00
UvA campus - Science Park - SP G1.18

This training explains cloud computing in general. The accompanying hands-on approach introduces you to (some of) the many features of SURF Research Cloud. You will learn how to create and manage your own virtual computing environment(s). By the end, you will feel comfortable enough to install your own applications, and benefit from the power of cloud computing.

For whom?

Anyone who wants to use a flexible and customized environment to run powerful applications. It is also a useful kickstarter for current HPC Cloud users.

The language of instruction is English.


  • A browser (Chrome or Firefox is good enough)
  • Experience with Linux commands helps, but is not a requirement.


We are organizing this workshop in cooperation with the UvA as part of the High Performance Computing and Big Data course.