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New User Training: August 13, 2015


NERSC will present a day of training for new users on August 13, 2015 from 09:00 to 17:00 PDT. This event is targeted to new users of NERSC and will help them navigate the center and its systems.


This event will be presented online using Zoom technology and in person at NERSC Oakland Scientific Facility. Please see below for remote connection information.


There is no registration for the online event. Please see below for remote connection information. 

If you wish to attend locally in Oakland, please send email to Local attendees will have the opportunity to take a tour of the NERSC machine room.



Time (PDT)TopicPresenter
 9:00 a.m.  NERSC Overview Rebecca Hartman-Baker
 9:15 a.m.  Accounts and Allocations Rebecca Hartman-Baker
 9:30 a.m.  Connecting to NERSC Lisa Gerhardt
 10:00 a.m.  User Computing Environment Scott French
 10:15 a.m.  Break  
 10:30 a.m.  Submitting and Running Jobs Scott French
 11:00 a.m.  Filesystems Best Practices Lisa Gerhardt
 11:45 a.m.  Lunch Break  
 1:00 p.m.  Data and Analytics Services Overview  Wahid Bhimji
 1:30 p.m.  Moving and Sharing Data  Shreyas Cholia / Jeff Porter
 2:00 p.m.  Databases and I/O  Wahid Bhimji
 2:30 p.m.  Data Analytics  Joaquin Correa
 3:00 p.m.  Break  
 3:15 p.m.  Visualization  Burlen Loring
 4:00 p.m.  Workflows  Debbie Bard
 4:45 p.m.  Next Steps and Wrap-up (and optional tour of machine room)  Wahid Bhimji

Zoom Meeting Connection Information

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