Tuesday, 6 June

Oscar Basics

Getting Started on Oscar | 9:30 - 11:00 EDT

An introduction to Oscar, Brown’s research computing cluster, for new users. Participants will learn how to connect to Oscar, how to navigate Oscar’s filesystem, and how to use the module system to access software packages on Oscar. This workshop will include hands-on exercises.

slides | exercises | video

Using Oscar: Open OnDemand and VSCode | 11:00 - 12:30 EDT

Step-by-step instructions for accessing and utilizing Oscar through the Open OnDemand web portal. This tutorial also guides users through the process of configuring VSCode to access Oscar’s file system remotely, allowing seamless integration between the two platforms.

slides | video

Working on the Command Line | 1:30 - 3:00 EDT

A practical introduction to the Linux operating system. Topics covered include: basic Linux commands for maneuvering within the file system and manipulating files, Unix shells, and working with environment variables and paths.

slides | exercises | video

Basic Bash | 3:00 - 4:30 EDT

This workshop will cover basic shell scripting in Bash: variables, loops, pipes and more so participants can learn to automate work with Bash. We will assume participants have some familiarity with the linux command line.

slides | repo | video

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