Updated 2021-10-14

PACE Training

Note

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, trainings will be offered virtually until further notice.

The following courses are currently offered through PACE:

PACE Clusters Orientation

  • PACE Clusters Orientation provides new or existing users with the fundamental information needed to get started using PACE clusters, including Phoenix, Hive, and Firebird. We strongly encourage all PACE users to attend at least one of these classes.
  • Course frequency: Once every two weeks
  • More information
  • Upcoming Offerings:

    • Wednesday, August 18, 1:30 - 3:15.
    • Wednesday, September 1, 3:15-5:00. NOTE: special time
    • Wednesday, September 15, 1:30 - 3:15.
    • Wednesday, September 29, 1:30 - 3:15.
    • Wednesday, October 13, 1:30 - 3:15.
    • Wednesday, October 27, 1:30 - 3:15.
    • Wednesday, November 10, 1:30 - 3:15.
    • Wednesday, December 8, 1:30 - 3:15.
  • Register in advance here for all Fall 2021 sessions. Registration closes at 11:59 PM one day prior to the workshop. Registrants will be sent the link to the virtual session by email on the morning of the workshop. If a session is no longer listed on the registration page, then it has reached capacity.

PACE-ICE Orientation

  • This course describes the basic usage of the PACE-ICE cluster used for instructional purposes.
  • Course Frequency: Semesterly, scheduled per class
  • More information here

PACE - OSG Orientation

  • This session will introduce users to the basics of the Open Science Grid for running distributed high-throughput computational (dHTC) workloads.
  • More information
  • Registration: link
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • Friday, October 15 10:30 - 12:15.
    • Thursday, November 11 1:30 - 3:15.

PACE Consulting Sessions

  • These sessions provide an opportunity for researchers to get help and guidance for their research computing objectives.
  • Session frequency: Weekly (on Tuesday or Thursday)
  • More information here
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • Thursday, August 19 10:30 - 12:15 via BlueJeans.
    • Tuesday, August 24 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.
    • Thursday, September 2 10:30 - 12:15 via BlueJeans.
    • Tuesday, September 7 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.
    • Thursday, September 16 10:30 - 12:15 via BlueJeans.
    • Tuesday, September 21 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.
    • Thursday, September 30 10:30 - 12:15 via BlueJeans.
    • Tuesday, October 5 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.
    • Thursday, October 14 10:30 - 12:15 via BlueJeans.
    • Tuesday, October 19 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.
    • Thursday, October 28 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.
    • Tuesday, November 2 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.
    • Thursday, November 11 10:30 - 12:15 via BlueJeans.
    • Tuesday, November 30 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.
    • Thursday, December 9 10:30 - 12:15 via BlueJeans.
    • Tuesday, December 14 2:00 - 3:45 via BlueJeans.

PACE - Linux 101

  • This course provides an overview of using Linux for your research.
  • Course frequency: Once per month
  • Registration link
  • More information here
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • Wednesday, August 25 from 1:00 - 2:45.
    • Friday, October 1 from 2:00 - 3:45.
    • Tuesday, October 26 from 2:00 - 3:45.

PACE - Linux 102

  • This course addresses move advanced command line concepts in Linux.
  • Course frequency: Once per month
  • Registration: link
  • More information here
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • Wednesday, September 8 from 1:00 - 2:45.
    • Friday, October 15 from 2:00 - 3:45.
    • Tuesday, November 9 from 2:00 - 3:45.

PACE - Git 101

  • This course introduces the concepts of version control using git.
  • Course frequency: Once per semester
  • Registration: link
  • More information here
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • Tuesday, August 31 from 2:00 - 3:45.

PACE - Optimization 101

  • This course provides a problem-based approach to learning to benchmark, profile, and optimization serial applications.
  • Course frequence: As posted.
  • Registration: link
  • More information: here
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • Wednesday, September 22 from 2:00 - 3:45.
    • Thursday, October 21 from 10:30 - 12:15.

PACE - Python 101: Intro to Data Analysis with NumPy

  • This course introduces PACE users to analyzing scientific and engineering data using Python in a Hands-On course.
  • Visit the course page for more information, upcoming schedules, and registration links.
  • Fall 2021 Sessions
    • Thursday, September 23, 10:30 - 12:15.
    • Wednesday, October 6, 1:30 - 3:15.
    • Tuesday, December 7, 1:30 - 3:15.
  • Register in advance here for all Fall 2021 sessions. Registrants will be sent the link to the virtual session by email on the day prior to the workshop. If a session is no longer listed on the registration page, then it has reached capacity.

PACE - Applications of Machine Learning

  • This course will demonstrate how to apply machine learning concepts to a research problem.
  • Course frequency: As posted.
  • Registration: link.
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • Thursday, September 9 from 10:30 - 12:15.
    • Wednesday, October 20 from 2:00 - 3:45.

PACE - Introduction to Machine Learning

  • This 3-hour hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the basic concepts and theories of machine learning and the basics of using Scikit-Learn and Tensorflow2.2 to train your models.
  • More information here
  • Register here.
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • TBA

PACE - Introduction to Deep Learning

  • This 3-hour hands-on workshop provides an introduction to deep learning and performance optimization. It covers CNN, RNN, LSTM, GRU and attention. It uses TensorFlow2.2 and GPU to training the models.
  • More information here.
  • Register here.
  • Upcoming Offerings:
    • TBA