MSI has deployed a cloud service for research computing called Stratus. In its initial iteration, Stratus is designed expressly to satisfy the requirements set forth by the NIH Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy for data from the Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (i.e., dbGaP data).
This two part tutorial will first introduce you to the concept of interactive high performance computing, as distinct from batch computing. We will cover the Citrix (Windows) and NICE EnginFrame (Linux) interactive computing environments hosted by MSI.
Intel will be providing training, to help software developers optimize their codes for the Xeon Phi coprocessor. This training is being held at the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute at the University of Minnesota. Current University students, staff, and faculty are invited.
This tutorial will provide an introduction to the Linux operating system, with particular attention paid to working from the command line. The tutorial will cover basics such as fundamental commands, editing files, understanding directories and permissions, and remote access.
This tutorial is paired with Analyzing ChIP-Seq Data using Galaxy and will take the user though the same steps but, using the command line versions of the tools used in the Galaxy environment. This tutorial will:
1. Provide a brief introduction to MSI systems.