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New User Training: November 6, 2018

November 6, 2018

NERSC is hosting a one-day training event for new users on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  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) in Room 4102. 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 Shane Canon
1:40 pm File Systems and Data Transfer Lisa Gerhardt
2:10 pm I/O Jialin Liu
2:30 pm Burst Buffer Jialin Liu
2:50 pm Break  
3:10 pm Spin Overview and Demo Cory Snavely
3:30 pm Python and Jupyter Shane Canon
3:50 pm Shifter Shane Canon
4:10 pm End  


Please use this form to register. In-person attendance registration closes Friday, November 2.

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 4102 (CRT Building, aka Wang Hall).

Remote Connection info:

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