Services for the European Open Science Cloud

Past Training Events

FitSM Foundation Training - Remote - 24-25 Feb 2021 - EOSC Community

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 09:15 to Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 14:00

IT Service Management is a discipline that helps provide services with a focus on customer needs and in a professional manner. It is widely used in the commercial and public sectors to manage IT services of all types, but current solutions are very heavyweight with high barriers to entry.

FitSM is an open, lightweight standard for professionally managing services. It brings order and traceability to a complex area and provides simple, practical support in getting started with ITSM. FitSM training and certification provide crucial help in delivering services and improving their management. It provides a common conceptual and process model, sets out straightforward and realistic requirements and links them to supporting materials.

Through FitSM, the aim is to conduct effective IT service management in the EOSC federated environment and achieving a baseline level of ITSM, which can also act in support of ‘management interoperability’ in federated environments (e.g. EOSC).  

2nd OPENCoastS e-Tutorial: build your forecast for all circulation choices

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, January 29, 2021 - 13:00

LNEC, CNRS/UR, UC and LIP are organizing a detailed course on the full capabilities of OPENCoastS between 27 and 29 of January 2021.
A new, additional module dedicated to the IT frontend and backend of OPENCoastS for developers and system managers will be presented on the last day.

The flyer of the course is available here.

HADDOCK workshop on information – driven modelling of biomolecular complexes

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 09:00 to Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 14:00

HADDOCK workshop on information – driven modelling of biomolecular complexes

ORFEUS EIDA Authentication and Authorisation

Monday, December 14, 2020 - 12:30

ORFEUS Webinar no.4 - EIDA Authentication and Authorization

GBIF Community Webinar

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 15:00 to 16:30

GBIF community webinars aim to improve sustained communication and interaction between the Secretariat and the broader GBIF community, particularly (but not exclusively) the GBIF nodes. By keeping a keen eye on new projects and initiatives within the context of the GBIF strategic plan and annual work programme and implementation plan, we hope that these discussions spark new collaboration and engagement opportunities across the network.

Remote BioExcel Winter School on Biomolecular Simulations

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 09:00 to Friday, December 4, 2020 - 17:00

The winter school will include lectures and hands-on sessions on the following topics:

  • Molecular Dynamics simulations
  • Biomolecular Docking
  • Free energy calculations
  • Advanced sampling methods (Metadynamics)
  • BioExcel Building Blocks (BioBB)

During the hands-on computer practicals you will make use of the BioExcel flagship software and tools: e.g. GROMACS, HADDOCK, PMX, BioBB. The trainers, developers and/or experts in the use of the software, will provide guidance and support.

How to use Accelerated Computing in EGI Federated Cloud

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00

Using GPUs to accelerate computation is demanded by many user communities, especially for applications related to image processing, machine learning and so on. 

Accessing federated clouds in EGI with VMOps Dashboard

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00

The VMOps dashboard provides users with a set of graphical interfaces to high-level services, in order to manage Virtual Machines and Virtualized Appliances on federated cloud infrastructures, particularly on the EGI Federated Cloud and community-specific cloud federations.

The EGI Federated Cloud brings together resources from IaaS providers, built around open standards, focusing on the requirements of the scientific community. Rising above the challenge of bringing together distributed platforms, it features a unified authentication and authorization mechanism, a shared image catalogue, centralized monitoring and accounting, and, through the VMOps dashboard, a centralized way of deploying, managing, and accessing VMs and resources. Users are provided at a glance with an overview of the cloud with respect to provider availability based on their current status, and a 4-step wizard to deploy topologies based on the VM images and the VOs each provider supports, thus significantly reducing the burden of searching for the appropriate resources.

ORFEUS EIDA Webinar: Data Access

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 16:00

ORFEUS Webinar no.3 - EIDA Data Access

Chipster - a user-friendly bioinformatics software for analyzing high-throughput data

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:00

Chipster is a user-friendly bioinformatics software for analyzing high-throughput data such as RNA-seq and single cell RNA-seq. Chipster provides an easy to use web interface for over 450 analysis tools and a large collection of reference genomes. Chipster allows users to visualize data interactively, and it keeps track of the analysis steps taken. This provenance tracking combined with an easy way to share analysis sessions with other users allows researchers to collaborate efficiently. 

Chipster was developed by CSC – IT Center for Science which also runs a national Chipster server in Finland. The Chipster code base is freely available and many institutes around the world have set up their own Chipster servers. EGI operates a Chipster server which is available for the whole scientific community.

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