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Goals and tasks of EGI training

The role of EGI training is to facilitate the uptake of EGI services by scientific communities within research and academia. The EGI-Engage project (task SA2.1) provides foundational training services and coordination to this work. The main goal of this activity is to operate a framework that enables members of EGI community as well as external partners to effectively create, deliver, share, reuse and benefit from training services in the context of e-infrastructures and e-science. The prime objective is to provide ‘glue’ and also facilitation for training activities conducted by Competence Centres, National Grid Initiatives and partner projects (including e-infrastructure and Research Infrastructures), maximising the effectiveness and impact of training across countries and communities. This is achieved by providing a training e-infrastructure, data, software and other online resources, modules, a marketplace and webinar tools for trainers and trainees, and by organising and contributing to the organisation of high-impact training events.

Training plan

The EGI training plan for the March 2016-Feb 2017 period is available at https://documents.egi.eu/document/2810. Coordination/update teleconferences about implementing the plan are held on a regular basis. These are recorded in indico: http://indico.egi.eu/indico/categoryDisplay.py?categId=148

Webinars

EGI runs a Webinar programme, featuring lectures from the EGI and other European e-infrasructure communities. Further information: https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/EGI_Webinar_Programme.

Training infrastructure

In 2015 the EGI community has established a cloud based e-infrastructure for training. The infrastructure can be used for training events, demonstrations, Webinars and self-paced learning courses. Further information: https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/Training_infrastructure

Training materials

Training Materials Service Name Service Phase User Manual Authors or Trainers Update Date Training Events
CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School Cloud Computing Production https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/Federated_Cloud_user_support Giuseppe La Rocca & Gergely Sipos 10-21/07/2017 Programme
EUDAT Summer School, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Cloud Computing Production https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/Federated_Cloud_user_support Giuseppe La Rocca 03-07/07/2017 Programme
Introduction of the EGI service portfolio Sergio Andreozzi
Introduction and command line usage of the EGI Federated Cloud Cloud Computing Production https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/Federated_Cloud_user_support Gergely Sipos 5/Oct/2016
The EGI Federated Cloud for application developers (API access) Cloud Computing Production https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/Federated_Cloud_user_support Giuseppe La Rocca, Enol Fernandez del Castillo, Boris Parak 28/Sep/2016 DI4R 2016
The EGI Open Data Platform and DataHub DataHub Alpha Diego Scardaci 30/Sep/2016 DI4R 2016
Archive Storage Production https://www.dcache.org/manuals/Book-2.7/cookbook/cb-clients-srm.shtml

Other user manuals could be needed depending on the technology and policies used at the Resource Provider.

Vincenzo Spinoso
Cloud Container Compute Beta https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/Federated_Cloud_user_support Enol Fernandez
Data Transfer Beta https://svnweb.cern.ch/trac/glitefts/wiki/FTSUserGuide

Tutorial: https://webfts.cern.ch/

Peter Solagna
High-Throughput Compute Production https://wiki.italiangrid.it/twiki/bin/view/CREAM/UserGuide,http://www.nordugrid.org/documents/arc-ui.pdf Peter Solagna
Online Storage Production File storage can be accessed at different levels, for which different guides are needed:

GridFTP user guide http://toolkit.globus.org/toolkit/docs/latest-stable/gridftp/index.html

SRM client guide https://www.dcache.org/manuals/Book-2.7/cookbook/cb-clients-srm.shtml

Data Management client https://dmc.web.cern.ch/projects/gfal-2/documentation

EGI HOWTO on cloud storage: HOWTO09 in EGI Wiki

Swift user guide: https://docs.openstack.org/cli-reference/swift.html

OneData client: https://onedata.org/docs/index.html

Vincenzo Spinoso
Training Infrastructure Production https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/Training_infrastructure
FitSM training materials FitSM Production User Manual can refer to Google Drive and training materials are available at http://fitsm.itemo.org/fitsm-training-material Sy Holsinger, Malgorzata Krakowian 2016 https://www.egi.eu/events/fitsm-training-calendar/
The EGI Open Data Platform DataHub Alpha Lukasz Dutka (CYFRONET), Matthew Viljoen (EGI.eu) 17 May 2016 https://indico.egi.eu/indico/event/2969/
Workflow applications on EGI with WS-PGRADE WS-PGRADE Peter Kacsuk (MTA SZTAKI) 26 May 2016 https://indico.egi.eu/indico/event/2977/
DIRAC system for EGI communities DIRAC Andrei Tsaregorodtsev (CNRS) 7 Jun 2016 https://indico.egi.eu/indico/event/2978/
Hadoop on the EGI Federated Cloud Hadoop Tamas Kiss (University of Westminster, London, UK), Carlos Blanco (University of Cantabria) 17 Mar 2016 https://indico.egi.eu/indico/event/2931/
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