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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 main activities of EGI training are:

EGI training coordination and training activities are funded in various H2020 projects, primarily EGI-Engage, ENVRIplus. In the EGI-Engage project prepared a Deliverable, titled training pla, covering the March 2016-Feb 2017: The agendas of training coordination teleconferences for EGI-Engage training task members are here:


Training infrastructure

The EGI community operates a cloud based infrastructure for training. The infrastructure can host Virtual Machines and datasets for hands-on exercises. The infrastructure can be booked by any training for face-to-face or online events, demonstrations, Webinars and self-paced learning courses. The infrastructure is open also for non-EGI members. Further information and usage examples:

Training materials

EGI Services

Training Materials Service Name Service Phase User Manual Authors or Trainers Date of preparation Event where it was presented
CODATA-RDA Research Data Science Summer School Cloud Computing Production Giuseppe La Rocca & Gergely Sipos 2017/07/10-21 Programme
EUDAT Summer School, FORTH, Heraklion, Crete, Greece Cloud Computing Production Giuseppe La Rocca 2017/07/03-07 Programme
Overview of the EGI Applications on Demand (AoD) service Application on Demand Beta

Introductory webinar (video recording): Introductory scientific paper:

Gergely Sipos, Giuseppe La Rocca 2017/06/13
Introduction and command line usage of the EGI Federated Cloud Cloud Computing Production Gergely Sipos 2016/10/05
The EGI Federated Cloud for application developers (API access) Cloud Computing Production Giuseppe La Rocca, Enol Fernandez del Castillo, Boris Parak 2016/09/28 DI4R 2016
The EGI Open Data Platform and DataHub DataHub Alpha

Diego Scardaci 2016/09/30 DI4R 2016
The EGI Open Data Platform DataHub Alpha

Lukasz Dutka (CYFRONET), Matthew Viljoen ( 2016/05/17

Other services

Training Materials Service Name Authors or Trainers Date of preparation Event where it was presented
Workflow applications on EGI with WS-PGRADE WS-PGRADE Peter Kacsuk (MTA SZTAKI) 2016/05/26
DIRAC system for EGI communities DIRAC Andrei Tsaregorodtsev (CNRS) 2016/06/07
Hadoop on the EGI Federated Cloud Hadoop Tamas Kiss (University of Westminster, London, UK), Carlos Blanco (University of Cantabria) 2016/03/17

Materials for system administrators

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