University of Oregon

Teragrid New User Training

Friday, February 4, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Training for users who are new to TeraGrid will be provided on Friday, February 4 from 1-3pm Eastern (12-2pm Central, 10am-noon Pacific).

Each session will be delivered using ReadyTalk web-based teleconferencing, and will include hands-on opportunities. The following topics will be covered:

  • Portal Overview
  • TeraGrid Knowledge Base
  • Accessing Resources
  • File Transfers
  • Ticket System
  • Softenv & Modules
  • Security
  • Next Steps

If you are interested in participating, please send email to by close of business on Wednesday, before the session. We will send out email to respondents with instructions on how to join the telecon. You will need to have your TeraGrid portal account information available to fully participate in the session.

Note that this is a free session; there is no charge for ReadyTalk connections for participants. More information about this tool is available online at

About the TeraGrid

TeraGrid is an open scientific discovery infrastructure combining leadership class resources at 11 partner sites to create an integrated, persistent computational resource.

Using high-performance network connections, TeraGrid integrates high-performance computers, data resources and tools, and high-end experimental facilities around the country. Currently, TeraGrid resources include more than 2.5 petaflops of computing capability and more than 50 petabytes of online and archival data storage, with rapid access and retrieval over high-performance networks. Researchers can also access more than 100 discipline-specific databases. With this combination of resources, the TeraGrid is the world's largest, most comprehensive distributed cyberinfrastructure for open scientific research.

TeraGrid is coordinated through the Grid Infrastructure Group (GIG) at the University of Chicago, working in partnership with the Resource Provider sites: Indiana University, the Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the National Institute for Computational Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Purdue University, San Diego Supercomputer Center, Texas Advanced Computing Center, and University of Chicago/Argonne National Laboratory, and the National Center for Atmospheric Research.