Applying Best Practices in Practice: SciOps with the Agave Platform
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Tutorial Full-Day
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TimeMonday, July 238:30am - 5pm
DescriptionAs science becomes increasingly digital, researchers face new challenges and opportunities to analyze, share, and understand large volumes of data more effectively. Gateways are at the forefront of this challenge, and the Agave Platform has been at the forefront of the gateway movement. Over the last 6 years, the authors have been working to develop this Science-as-a-Service platform, making it possible for users to go from the desktop, to their local data center, to the cloud.

But Agave isn’t simply a tool for building web portals, it is, first and foremost, a sophisticated tool chain that enables developers to run code, manage data, collaborate meaningfully, and integrate with the world around them. As such, it is versatile and adaptable to new environments and interfaces.

This tutorial will guide the attendees through the process of taking an existing, local application code and creating a portable, reproducible application that can run across HPC, HTC, cloud, and container resources. Along the way, attendees will learn about automation, container technologies, and gain hands on experience with both using the Agave Platform. All participants will be given their own notebook and sandbox servers to follow along with the tutorial. Only a modern web browser is needed to follow along.