Free training resources about R

Amanda Miotto, QCIF's eResearch Analyst at Griffith University, has found a handy online list of free training resources on statistical program R.

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UQ Map Gallery of Australia

By Letitia Sabburg, QCIF Geospatial Data Officer

Looking for spatial data in Australia? Check out the UQ Map Gallery of Australia.

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Installing software locally on a HPC system

By Dr Minh Dinh, QCIF eResearch Analyst at UQ

Software, both commercial and open source, are often prebuilt and installed system-wide on HPC systems. They can be accessed using the module load command, which updates the system setting to expose the path to the executables and to include any library dependency. However, users often find themselves needing to build and install software, from source code, for their work.

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How to choose a HPC cluster

By Dr Marlies Hankel, QCIF eResearch Analyst at UQ

With easy access to high-performance computing (HPC) clusters, many users may feel confused about which cluster to choose and if HPC is actually useful for their research. I will outline some basic considerations users should go through to see if HPC is suitable and if yes, which type.

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