Training

Research Computing Support Services (RCSS) provides training sessions intended to help you be productive on the Lewis and Clark HPC systems. Whether you are just getting started in the Linux shell or you have worked with HPC systems for years, we encourage you to attend these training sessions any time you need assistance.

RCSS Office Hours

RCSS office hours are now virtual. In person library RCSS office hours have been suspended until further notice. Our team will be still available to help during the office hours via Zoom.

Office Hours Date and Time Location
RCSS Wed 10:00 - 12:00 https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/910886067
Engineering/RCSS Mon, Tue, Thu 2:00 - 4:00 https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/910886067
BioCompute Please message RCSS or join zoom above for Biocompute questions

Note that above Zoom links are password protected, please contact us for receiving sessions password.

We are also available to answer questions outside of these hours via email: mudoitrcss@missouri.edu


Training Sessions

University of Missouri-Columbia

RCSS holds the following training sessions during the academic year via Zoom:

Subscribe to the RCSS Announcement List to be notified about our coming training.

Also, if you are part of the BioCompute community please subscribe to the BioCompute announcement list to get updates on information pertaining to BioCompute training.

University of Missouri Libraries is hosting a 2-day Software Carpentry workshop for Unix Shell, Git and Programming in Python during academic year. Please check upcomming workshops or contact Digital Scholarship Resources office for more information.

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)

All UMKC trainings are conducted on an as needed basis at 10:00 AM on the first and third Tuesday of the month.

To schedule a training session please email:

  • To: umkcisrcss@umkc.edu
  • CC: rcss-support@missouri.edu
  • Subject: Schedule UMKC Lewis training for (Research Group Name Here)
  • Body: Include the desired Tuesday and topics/problems needing to be covered along with a list of attendees

University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL)

All UMSL trainings are conducted on an as needed basis at 10:00 AM on the second and forth Tuesday of the month.

To schedule a training session please email:

  • To: tony_eckert@umsl.edu
  • CC: rcss-support@missouri.edu
  • Subject: Schedule UMSL Lewis training for (Research Group Name Here)
  • Body: Include the desired Tuesday and topics/problems needing to be covered along with a list of attendees

RCSS Documentation

The following shows how to use software in the cluster:

To find more use the Search box in the top left corner.


External Training

Software Carpentry

  • The Unix Shell
  • Version Control with Git
  • Programming with Python and R

HPC Carpentry

  • Intro to high-performance computing
  • The shell and high-performance computing
  • Analysis pipelines with Python (Snakemake)

Data Carpentry

  • Data Management with SQL
  • Image Processing with Python
  • Introduction to R for Geospatial Data
  • Data Analysis and Visualization in R and Python

Cornell Virtual Workshop

  • An Introduction to Linux
  • An Introduction to C Programming
  • An Introduction to Fortran Programming
  • An Introduction to Python
  • Python for High Performance
  • Introduction to R
  • Advanced SLURM

Yale Center for Research Computing

  • Parallel Programming with Python (mpi4py)

XSEDE Training

  • Python and Performance
  • MPI workshop
  • Jupyter notebook workshop

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC)

  • Summer boot camp: MPI, OpenMP, GPU programming using OpenACC and accelerators
  • Introduction to MPI programming
  • Big Data workshop

TACC Learning Portal

  • Introduction to OpenMP
  • Data Management
  • Big Data and Machine Learning
  • MPI courses
  • Introduction to Hadoop and Spark
  • C++ for C programmers

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