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Upcoming Training

Spring training returns for 2018.
The following workshops and sessions will be offered at both at FAS and HCSPH.
Training sessions, unless otherwise noted, run 30-45 minutes. Workshop times vary.

Registration : Registration is not required unless otherwise noted, but seating is limited, so come early.

Looking for information on Office Hours? See our Office Hours info and calendar page.

HSPH users may also be interested in training provided by the HCSPH BioInfo Core

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Wednesday January 17, 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday January 18, 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday January 19, 2018 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
 

The Harvard Business School research computing group is offering SAS training which they have asked us to advertise to all.

1/17/2018: Introduction to SAS Programming
1/18/2018: Introduction to SAS SQL
1/19/2018: Introduction to SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Enterprise Miner Data Mining Overview

More information and RSVP here: http://training.rcs.hbs.org/sas-workshop-series
This series is presented by HBS RC, please contact them with any questions.

REQUIREMENTS: Theses classes are intended for SAS license-eligible researchers. Please note that you should bring your own laptop for the training, and have SAS pre-installed. If you do not have a working installation/license, a virtual environment with sufficient capabilities for instruction is available for classroom use, though again must be installed prior to the workshop. Preparation instructions will be sent in advance of the workshop.

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Wednesday February 14, 2018 11:00 AM
 

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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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 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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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 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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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 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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