CSC has several computing resources that are available for universities and research institutes. For the geospatial community the most relevant ones are the supercomputer Taito and the cloud computing environment. Longer introduction of using these computing resources for GIS can be found from CSC pages.

Computing resources

Taito is a supercluster with thousands of cores. It is intended from serial to medium-size parallel calculations. Read More

Puhti is the first phase of CSC’s new supercomputing environment, available in summer 2019. Read More

cPouta is a cloud computing environment, where users can create virtual machines and tweak them to meet their needs. Read More


Short instructions on how to use Taito.

Short instructions on how to use cPouta.

Short info about the most important directories in Taito.

A lot of examples for using Taito, cPouta or Notebooks service for GIS purposes. Taito examples include both R/Python and the batch job script, also for parallel analysis.

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