CIS Computing & Information Services

CCV Workshops - Fall 2017

The following workshops are all at:

Location: Digital Scholarship Lab - Rockefeller Library - 10 Prospect Street, Providence, RI

Note: The capacity is limited to 25 persons. Participants who do not provide an Email ID cannot be guaranteed a spot.

Introduction to Linux

Wednesday September 20th, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

  • Learn the basics of the Linux/Unix OS, topics include:
  • Using the command line
  • How to access and list your files, and how they are organized
  • Connecting to a Unix system
  • Editing files and running applications

Introduction to Oscar

Wednesday October 11th, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

  • An introduction Oscar - CCV's high-performance computer:
  • There will be an overview of Oscar and some HANDS-ON getting started


Tuesday October 17th, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

  • Objective: To familiarize participants with using MATLAB on an HPC cluster, specifically - Oscar.
  • Part 1: How to run MATLAB programs on Oscar through the GUI, command line mode and batch mode (including job arrays).
  • Part 2: Provide best practices for performance and memory management. Introduce advanced features for running MATLAB in parallel mode, using GPUs and dealing with big data.
  • Prerequisite: This workshop assumes that the users have previously used MATLAB in some form. Knowledge of advanced functions or parallel programming is not required.

Sign up for "HPC with MATLAB"