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11/30/2018: Basics of Python Performance and Multithreading with Eric Appelt

Oct. 31, 2018—Audio for Eric Appelt’s talk:   Our next Pizza and Programming Seminar will be held on Friday, Nov 30 beginning at 1:15pm in Stevenson Center 5326. Eric Appelt, Sr Sys Admin at ACCRE, will be leading an interactive seminar on the inner workings of Python. An abstract is included below. You can register for the...

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6/28/2018: A Hodge-Podge of Cool ACCREesque and Pythonic Tips and Tricks with Chris Moth

Jun. 27, 2018—Update 6/29/2018: Slides for this talk are available here. Chris Moth, an Application Developer in Structural Biology, presented some practical methods for best using the ACCRE cluster. Topics included bash scripting, efficient monitoring of SLURM jobs, job arrays, Python, SQL, and Javascript, among others. When: Thursday, June 28, 11:30am – 12:30pm Where: Featheringill Hall, Room 134...

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4/25/2018: Julia Programming Language with Nick Eubank (Updated Video)

May. 4, 2018—Update, May 4: A previous version of this page contained video of Nick’s talk where the presentation slides did not appear correctly on the screen. The video has been fixed. Nick Eubank, a post doc from Political Science, presented a seminar on the Julia programming language on Wednesday, April 25 between 12:15 – 1:15PM in Featheringill Hall,...

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3/19/2018: Easy as Pi: A General Overview of ACCRE, Vanderbilt’s High-Performance Computing Center with Dan Burger

Mar. 13, 2018—Dan Burger, who is an Associate Application Developer at ACCRE and the Department of Physics & Astronomy, will be presenting. Dan’s abstract for the seminar is shown below. Since joining ACCRE a year ago, many people have told me that they would like to use ACCRE but find it difficult to use. Others were unaware...

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3/2/2018: Accelerating AI with GPUs (hosted by NVIDIA)

Feb. 23, 2018—We have a few more speakers lined up for this semester, but would love to hear from current ACCRE users this summer! Please email Will if you are even remotely interested and we can chat about it. Abstract Data scientists in both industry and academia have been using GPUs for AI and machine learning to...

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11/9/2017: Nuts and Bolts of Next Generation Sequence Analysis at ACCRE

Nov. 9, 2017—Speaker: Thomas Stricker, Asst. Prof. of Pathology, Immunology, and Microbiology Material: Click here to view slides

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9/28/2017: Machine Learning Panel

Sep. 28, 2017—Intro by David Schlueter, PhD Student in Biostatistics; several other panelists

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7/20/2017: Singularity with Will French

Jul. 20, 2017—Speaker: Will French, Director of Research Computing Operations @ ACCRE Material: Click here to view slides

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6/13/2017: Big Data Tools in Hadoop with Josh Arnold

Jun. 13, 2017—Speaker: Josh Arnold, Application Developer @ ACCRE Material: Click here to view slides

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5/24/2017: Lmod with Davide Vanzo

May. 24, 2017—Speaker: Davide Vanzo, Application Developer @ ACCRE Material: Click here to view slides

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