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Free programming boot camp available to faculty and staff

CCIT’s Cyberinfrastructure Technology Integration (CITI) team has announced the creation of a new research computing and data insight boot camp this fall. The three-day boot camp (Sept. 5-7 and Oct. 4-6) will provide participants with practical programming knowledge and familiarity with Clemson’s diverse research computing facilities. The boot camp is open to all Clemson University faculty, staff, and students. All classes will be held at B102 Barre Hall unless otherwise noted. Topics covered include:

Day One: Software Carpentry Workshop (Sept. 5 and Oct. 4)
–          Introduction to Linux (9 a.m. – noon)
–          Introduction to Git (1 – 4 p.m.)

Day Two: Software Carpentry Workshop (Sept. 6 and Oct. 5)
–          Introduction to Python or R for Data Science (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Day Three (Sept. 7 and Oct. 6)
–          Introduction to Supercomputing (9–9:30 a.m.)
–          Introduction to Palmetto (9:30 a.m. – noon)
–          Cleaning Data with Open Refine (9 a.m. – noon, 406A Cooper Library)
–          Visualization Research Data (9 a.m. – noon, 2004 Barre Hall)
–          Introduction to Hadoop MapReduce for Big Data (1 – 4 p.m., B106 Barre Hall)
–          Introduction to GIS (1 – 4 p.m., 406A Cooper Library)

Click HERE to register for the September boot camp. For a description of the workshops, visit or contact