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September 2018

Introduction to the Flux cluster and batch computing

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Overview This workshop will provide a brief overview of the components of the Flux Cluster. The main body of the workshop will cover the resource manager and scheduler, creating submissions…

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

September 26 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the command…

Open Source GIS

September 27 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

This workshop will cover introductory GIS concepts and techniques using open source tools. We will use QGIS and R and learn the basics of GIS by solving a number of…

Introduction to the Flux cluster and batch computing

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: East Hall B254, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Overview This workshop will provide a brief overview of the components of the Flux Cluster. The main body of the workshop will cover the resource manager and scheduler, creating submissions…

Intro to SQL

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Ever want to know how to communicate with a database? You need to know SQL, a standard programming language for working with relational database management systems in data warehouses or…

October 2018

Android Application Development: An Overview

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Mobile app development is one of the biggest new industries of the last decade. As of 2017, Google and Apple (the creators of Android and iOS, respectively) confirmed a combined…

Compile or not compile — what is this question?

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Rackham Building, Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor East, 915 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

We will discuss the concepts of compiled vs interpreted (scripted) computer languages, and their comparative strengths and weaknesses in various scenarios. In the course of the discussion, the basic relevant…

Advanced batch computing on the Flux cluster

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: East Hall B250, 530 Church St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

Overview This course will cover some more advanced topics in cluster computing on the U-M Flux Cluster. Topics to be covered include a review of common parallel programming models and…

Introduction to the campus Hadoop cluster

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This course will cover 4 areas: Logging into the cluster How to upload your data How to run a job How to get your data from the cluster Prerequisites: Workshop…

Intro to OpenMP with C/C++: Shared-memory parallel computing

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

OpenMP (Open Multi-Processing) provides an interface to implement shared-memory parallelism in C, C++, and Fortran code. Shared-memory parallelism relies on all processors having access to the same shared memory (e.g. your…