We recommend that all DCC users sign up for and attend a introductory session to the DCC. The session is held on the first Tuesday of every month, register at colab.duke.edu/roots/ for an upcoming session. Current pdf version of the slides.
Other Live RC Workshops
Research Computing offers in person and virtual technical training workshops through the Innovation Co-Lab /roots program. Topics vary each semester and range from introductory skills to advanced topics for senior researchers. View the full list of topics and register for a research computing workshop at: colab.duke.edu/roots
Workshops include: Linux & the BASH shell, Python, R, Singularity
Additionally, Duke users may register for XSEDE Webinars at: portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/
Recommended Online Training for Newer Users
The Duke co-lab /roots program offers:
Software carpentry has a number of online lessons for basic lab skills for research computing at software-carpentry.org:
- The UNIX shell
- Version Control with GIT
- Programming with Python
- Plotting and Programming in Python
- Programming with R
- R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis
- Intro to HPC - this course is under-development, but is an excellent overview of cluster computing for novices.