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New User Training: June 21, 2019

NERSC is hosting a one-day training event for new users on Friday, June 21, 2019.  The goal is to provide users new to NERSC with the basics on our computational systems; accounts and allocations; programming environment, tools, and best practices; and data ecosystem. 


This event will be presented online using Zoom technology and in person at LBL's Shyh Wang Hall (Building 59, CRT). Please see below for remote connection information. 


Time (PDT)TopicPresenters
9:00 am Welcome and Introduction to NERSC Rebecca Hartman-Baker
9:30 am Accounts & Allocations Clayton Bagwell
9:50 am Connecting to NERSC via SSH and NX Steve Leak
10:20 am Break  
10:35 am Programming Environment and Compilation Zhengji Zhao
11:05 am Running Jobs Helen He
11:50 am Debugging Tools Woo-Sun Yang
12:05 pm Lunch (on your own)  
1:30 pm Data Ecosystem Overview  Prabhat
1:40 pm Data Transfer Best Practices  Shreyas Cholia
2:10 pm File Systems and Burst Buffer  Jialin Liu
2:30 pm I/O Best Practices  Quincey Koziol
2:50 pm Break  
3:10 pm Python and Jupyter at NERSC  Rollin Thomas
3:30 pm Shifter  Rollin Thomas
3:50 pm Deep Learning  Prabhat
4:10 pm End  


Please use this form to register. In-person attendance registration closes Friday, June 14.

In person and Remote Connection Information

This event will be presented both online using Zoom technology and in person at NERSC/LBNL (visitor info) in Berkeley, CA.  The training will be held at Building 59, Room 3101 (CRT Building, aka Wang Hall).

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Presentation Videos

Presentation video recordings from this New User Training event are available on YouTube.  View the playlist here.