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README.md

Intro To Quest Workshop Materials

Items to download for the workshop

Cyberduck, a friendly ftp client for transferring files to/from Quest. Quest specific Instructions for Cyberduck can be found in the SFTP section of the transferring files page.

intro.tar contains a sample submission script and a short python program used in the workshop. We will use Cyberduck to move intro.tar from your local computer onto Quest.

PC users: If you haven't already done so download either PuTTY(preferred) or FastX for logging into Quest. Information about when to use which is available on the knowledge base. A quick-start guide for running FastX for the first time.

Mac users: You can use the Terminal app that comes installed on your local machines, or you can download FastX for logging into Quest. Information about when to use which is available on the knowledge base. A quick-start guide for running FastX for the first time.

References

Northwestern's Knowledge Base has all of the how-to guides for getting started on Quest
Suggestions for topics in the Knowledge Base: Quest begin, Quest jobs, Quest file transfer, Quest software

Submitting a job on Quest
Example jobs on Quest

Types of allocations and where to apply for them

Quest has high-memory Analytics Nodes for running R and SAS, available to anyone with an account on Quest

Research Data Storage Service for backing up large research projects

Training and Workshops available through Research Computing

Learn about DataCamp, providing on-line classes in R, Python and Data Science

Information on Research Computing and how we can help with your computational research needs