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ICDS Training: Getting your Software Running on Roar Collab

Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Getting your Software Running on Roar and Roar Collab

Learner Profiles/Prerequisites:

Before attending, learners will need to know how to:

  • Connect to ICDS resources
  • Use the bash command line to navigate the file system and view/edit text files

Learning Objectives:

After attending this workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Access, search, and use software from both the Central and RISE Software Stacks
  • Identify what factors can prevent users from setting up their own software and how to request installation of software by ICDS staff
  • Install user level packages for R and python
  • Create custom environments using anaconda, including searching popular repositories for available packages
  • Describe best practices for user-level software compilation on Roar and Roar Collab including shared vs static libraries and what automation is available (make)
    • Basic configure, make, make install example?
  • Understand that containerization is an option and know where to look for more information on using it within the jobs

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