We will host three information/training sessions intended to familiarize you with the Minerva environment.  Basic understanding of the general Unix operating environment and Linux commands is expected. All sessions take place this September and are conducted online via Zoom.


Session 1: Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021, 11:00AM-12:00PM – Introduction to Minerva

Powerpoint Slide Deck: click here

– Minerva resources

– Account and logging in

– User software environment

– Service on file transfers, web server, TSM archive, and Rstudio connect server

– Preview on LSF job submission


Session 2: Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021, 11:00AM-12:00PM – LSF Job Scheduler – Register here

Zoom link: https://mssm.zoom.us/j/5420563013
– LSF introduction and basic/helpful LSF commands

– Dependent job

– Self-scheduler

– Parallel jobs (job arrays, parallel processing and GPUs)

– Job restart with checkpoint

– Things to avoid


Session 3: Wednesday, 29 Sep 2021, 11:00AM -12:00PM – Globus: Data Transfer  – Register here

Zoom link: https://mssm.zoom.us/j/5420563013

– Introduction to Globus

– How to share files with web interface and CLI


Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you.