Services for the European Open Science Cloud

Training events

WeNMR/HADDOCK workshop at ISGC2021 in Taipei

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 09:00

Structural biology aims at characterizing the structural (atomic coordinates) and dynamic (fluctuation of atomic coordinates over time) properties of biological macromolecules. Gaining insight into 3D structures of biomolecules is critical for understanding the vast majority of cellular processes, with direct application in health and food sciences.

Since 2010, the WeNMR project (www.wenmr.eu) has implemented numerous web-based services to facilitate the use of advanced computational tools by researchers in the field, using the HTC infrastructure provided by EGI. These services have been further developed in subsequent initiatives under H2020 projects are a now operating as Thematic Services in the EOSC-Hub project (www.eosc-portal.eu), with the HADDOCK portal (haddock.science.uu.nl) sending >10 millions of jobs and using ~4000 CPU-years per year.

Online Training on Data Analytics: How to skip high-volume data transfer and access free computing resources for your CMIP analyses

Monday, March 8, 2021 - 15:00 to Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 17:30

The infrastructure for the European Network of Earth System modelling (ENES) has a new service for you! Thanks to the ENES Climate Analytics Service (ECAS), which is also one of the thematic services included in the EOSC-hub service portfolio, you can load just the data you need and straightforwardly process them. With this free of charge service, you can request computing time through the IS-ENES infrastructure project, which hosts and maintains more than 6 Petabytes of CMIP data as the European part of the Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF).

Join our online training on March 8-9 and learn how to run your Jupyter notebooks at the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ) and the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change Foundation (CMCC), two of the IS-ENES compute service providers and ESGF data centers. 

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.

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