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Tuesday February 20, 2018 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Office hours for HCSPH are held jointly between FAS Research Computing and the HCSPH BioInformatics Core every other Tuesday from 2:00PM - 3:30PM in Kresge 205.
See our Office Hours page for additional dates: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we often offer training sessions at the beginning of some sessions.
See our training calendar for dates and topics: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

More information for HCSPH users can also be found on the HCSPH Research Computing page.

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Tuesday February 20, 2018 2:00 PM
 

This will be a hands-on learning environment that will teach the basics of using the command-line and the top 10 most essential Unix commands. Please bring your laptop and already have an FASRC account.

Previous Class Handout

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Wednesday February 21, 2018 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Research Computing holds office hours Wednesdays, 12PM-3PM, at 38 Oxford Street, second floor, room 206. Research Computing staff is on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot problems.

For directions or additional dates, see our Office Hours page: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we offer training sessions before office hours on certain dates. See our Training Calendar for details: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

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Wednesday February 28, 2018 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

This session will dive further into Unix core-utilities including sed, grep, and awk. We will also cover the basics in bash shell scripting, which should help you think about automating processes and building more complex job scripts. This session should be helpful to anyone new to Unix/Linux or who is looking to expand their skills.

 Previous Slidessed/grep quickrefawk quickref

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Wednesday February 28, 2018 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Research Computing holds office hours Wednesdays, 12PM-3PM, at 38 Oxford Street, second floor, room 206. Research Computing staff is on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot problems.

For directions or additional dates, see our Office Hours page: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we offer training sessions before office hours on certain dates. See our Training Calendar for details: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

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Monday March 5, 2018 7:00 AM EST to 11:00 AM EST

Monthly maintenance will occur on Monday, March 5th, from 7am to 11am.

  • VPN Updates
  • Login and NX node reboots will be rebooted
  • Regal retention policy, deletion run will commence

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Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Office hours for HCSPH are held jointly between FAS Research Computing and the HCSPH BioInformatics Core every other Tuesday from 2:00PM - 3:30PM in Kresge 205.
See our Office Hours page for additional dates: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we often offer training sessions at the beginning of some sessions.
See our training calendar for dates and topics: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

More information for HCSPH users can also be found on the HCSPH Research Computing page.

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Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:00 PM
 

Having issues wading through which of the 3000+ pieces of software installed on Odyssey you should be using? Still getting "command not found" or missing a shared object dependency? This session will illuminate the simplicities and intricacies of using software on Odyssey.
We'll address such things as:

  • Setting up your environment
  • The (He)Lmod module system and how it works to your advantage
  • Updating perl / R / python modules & packages in your environment
  • And other related topics and concepts

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Wednesday March 7, 2018 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Research Computing holds office hours Wednesdays, 12PM-3PM, at 38 Oxford Street, second floor, room 206. Research Computing staff is on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot problems.

For directions or additional dates, see our Office Hours page: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we offer training sessions before office hours on certain dates. See our Training Calendar for details: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

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Wednesday March 14, 2018 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Having issues wading through which of the 3000+ pieces of software installed on Odyssey you should be using? Still getting "command not found" or missing a shared object dependency? This session will illuminate the simplicities and intricacies of using software on Odyssey.
We'll address such things as:

  • Setting up your environment
  • The (He)Lmod module system and how it works to your advantage
  • Updating perl / R / python modules & packages in your environment
  • And other related topics and concepts

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Wednesday March 14, 2018 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Research Computing holds office hours Wednesdays, 12PM-3PM, at 38 Oxford Street, second floor, room 206. Research Computing staff is on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot problems.

For directions or additional dates, see our Office Hours page: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we offer training sessions before office hours on certain dates. See our Training Calendar for details: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

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Tuesday March 20, 2018 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Office hours for HCSPH are held jointly between FAS Research Computing and the HCSPH BioInformatics Core every other Tuesday from 2:00PM - 3:30PM in Kresge 205.
See our Office Hours page for additional dates: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we often offer training sessions at the beginning of some sessions.
See our training calendar for dates and topics: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

More information for HCSPH users can also be found on the HCSPH Research Computing page.

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Tuesday March 20, 2018 2:00 PM
 

The statistical package R has become a widely used tool in research. At HSPH we are offering you a chance to quickly grasp the basics of R and how to run this package on Odyssey.

An Odyssey account is not required, but is useful for following along. For information on requesting an account and any potential charges, see: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/resources/harvard-school-of-public-health/hsph-research-computing-overview/

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Wednesday March 21, 2018 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Research Computing holds office hours Wednesdays, 12PM-3PM, at 38 Oxford Street, second floor, room 206. Research Computing staff is on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot problems.

For directions or additional dates, see our Office Hours page: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we offer training sessions before office hours on certain dates. See our Training Calendar for details: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

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Wednesday March 28, 2018 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

The statistical package R has become a widely used tool in research. At HSPH we are offering you a chance to quickly grasp the basics of R and how to run this package on Odyssey.

An Odyssey account is not required, but is useful for following along. To request an account, see: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/request-account

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Wednesday March 28, 2018 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Research Computing holds office hours Wednesdays, 12PM-3PM, at 38 Oxford Street, second floor, room 206. Research Computing staff is on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot problems.

For directions or additional dates, see our Office Hours page: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we offer training sessions before office hours on certain dates. See our Training Calendar for details: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

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Tuesday April 3, 2018 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 

Are you not getting the expected output from your job? Is your job running slower than expected? Knowing the appropriate resource needs (queues, number of cores, memory, storage, time, etc) for your jobs can be puzzling, but it can be a relatively straightforward task.  In this session, we will provide you the tools needed to make the most efficient use of RC cluster resources, which will ultimately lead to more research throughput.

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Tuesday April 3, 2018 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Office hours for HCSPH are held jointly between FAS Research Computing and the HCSPH BioInformatics Core every other Tuesday from 2:00PM - 3:30PM in Kresge 205.
See our Office Hours page for additional dates: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we often offer training sessions at the beginning of some sessions.
See our training calendar for dates and topics: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

More information for HCSPH users can also be found on the HCSPH Research Computing page.

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Wednesday April 4, 2018 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Research Computing holds office hours Wednesdays, 12PM-3PM, at 38 Oxford Street, second floor, room 206. Research Computing staff is on hand to answer questions and troubleshoot problems.

For directions or additional dates, see our Office Hours page: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

Additionally, we offer training sessions before office hours on certain dates. See our Training Calendar for details: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/upcoming-training/

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