Getting Your Computation Running on Princeton’s Cloud

Date
May 6, 2015, 9:30 amMay 16, 2015, 12:00 pm
Location
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Event Description

This workshop provides the nuts-and-bolts information you need to be able to *start* doing your work in an environment that's more powerful than your laptop. Topics inclde: an overview of the Linux environments available at Princeton, how to obtain accounts, connecting and transferring files, running R and Stata in these environments, submitting jobs via SLURM, Linux commands for managing your files, and a quick introduction to writing Linux shell scripts to automate repeating tasks.

Audience

Those with little or no experience working in a Unix/Linux or Mac OS X command-line enviroment.

Format

Lecture, discussion and demonstration are used to convey concepts and illustrate examples.

Requirements

It is recommended that attendees either bring a Mac laptop OR obtain an account on a Princeton University Linux computer such as Nobel and bring a Windows or Mac laptop that can be used to access the Linux computer.

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