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Cloud computing for neuroimaging

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This lecture introduces you to the basics of the Amazon Web Services public cloud. It covers the fundamentals of cloud computing and go through both motivation and process involved in moving your research computing to the cloud. This lecture was part of the 2018 Neurohackademy, a 2-week hands-on summer institute in neuroimaging and data science held at the University of Washington eScience Institute.

Topics covered in this lesson
  • Why and when to use the cloud
  • About Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • How to use the cloud
  • Storing data in the cloud
  • Doing computations in the cloud
  • Tutorial: Cloud 101 on AWS
  • Tutorial: Cloudknot: harnessing the power of AWS Batch
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