<img src="/images/logos/AdminTraining2016-500.png" alt='Galaxy Project Admin Training' width=200" /> November 7-11, 2016
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
United States

Register by October 16

Lodging released October 6

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November 8-11, University of Utah Campus

The three day advanced session will build on topics covered in the basics section. This session both extends those topics, such as tool definition, and adds new ones, such as working with compute clusters and heterogeneous resources.

University of Utah Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC)

We will use compute resources from the University of Utah Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC) for cluster access during the advanced session.

Prerequisites

Please review the prerequisites carefully before registering. If you arrive without meeting the prerequisites then the workshop will be a frustrating experience.


1. All prerequisites from the Basic Topics workshop

You need to have a solid grasp of the, Linux command line, a text editor, and Linux package management.


2. Understanding of material covered in the Basic Topics workshop

You can get this by

  1. Attending the Basic Topics Workshop, or
  2. Having actual experience with setting up and running your own Galaxy server.

Schedule

This is a draft schedule and is a work in progress. Topic order and specific start and end times are likely to change.

Tuesday

Galaxy Architecture Session, Tuesday evening, November 7

The basics section will end on Tuesday evening with an overview of Galaxy's architecture. All participants in the advanced session are also welcome to attend this session at the Salt Lake City Library.

Time Topic
  7:00pm Introduction to Galaxy Architecture (Joint session with the Basics Topics session)
8:20pm Wrap-up
8:30pm Done

Wednesday

Starting on Wednesday the advanced session will be held at the Commanders House on the University of Utah campus. This is a short walk from the University Guest House, where participants are staying.

Time Topic
8:30am Checkin and Coffee
9:00am Welcome and intro
9:20am Server setup
Get a copy of the workshop server up and running.
9:50am Updating tools and supporting multiple versions of tools
10:30am Break
10:50am Server monitoring and maintenance
Admin UI, Log files, Direct database queries, Command line & scripts, What to backup and how
12:20pm Lunch Break
1:20pm Upgrading to a new Galaxy release
2:50pm Introduction to Ansible
3:20pm Break
3:40pm Using Ansible to deploy Galaxy
5:40pm Dinner Break
7:00pm Advanced Tool Definition: Adding tests
8:30pm Done

Thursday

Time Topic
8:30am Coffee
9:00am Welcome, Questions
9:20am Using and configuring external authentication services
10:30am Break
10:50am Connecting Galaxy to a compute cluster I
12:20pm Lunch Break
1:20pm Connecting Galaxy to a compute cluster 2
3:20pm Break
3:40pm Using public and private cloud compute resources
5:40pm Dinner Break
7:00pm Using Heterogeneous compute resources
8:30pm Done

Friday

Time Topic
8:30am Coffee
9:00am Welcome, Questions
9:20am Advanced Tool Definitions: Collections
10:30am Break
10:50am Advanced Tool Definitions: Error Handling
12:20pm Lunch Break
1:20pm Storage management and using heterogeneous storage services
3:20pm Break
3:40pm Advanced tool definition: data types and data sources
5:30pm Dinner Break
6:50pm Participant selected topics and open questions. Could include
Advanced tool definition: visualizations, data managers
Customizing and extending your Galaxy code
Interactive environments: development and deployment
8:20pm Wrap-up
8:30pm Done
We are exploring combining the final dinner and the open questions sessions into a single informal and pizza-fueled open discussion session.*

Venue

Commanders House

The advanced session will be held at the Commanders House on the University of Utah campus. This is a short walk from the University Guest House, where participants are staying.

USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery (UCGD)

We would like to thank the USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery (UCGD) for a grant to book this great venue for the advanced workshop.


Questions? Contact outreach@galaxyproject.org