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Introduction to Terra: A scalable platform for biomedical research


Terra is a cloud-native platform for biomedical researchers to access data, run analysis tools, and collaborate. This interactive workshop on Terra will teach you the skills you need to know to start working and collaborating securely in Terra. Specifically, you’ll learn about the architecture of Terra as it relates to cloud-based data sets, tools, and computing resources. You’ll explore how data is organized in Terra, and then get hands-on launching a Cloud Environment from your Terra workspace to run interactive analysis tools like Jupyter Notebooks, RStudio, and Galaxy. And we’ll also familiarize you with costs and billing in Terra so that you know what actions incur cloud costs and how to pay for them.

Type of training

Virtual Webinar

Course date
  1. 12 April - 13 April 2022
Intended Audience

Members of DS-I Africa projects that are interested in learning more about working on the Terra platform, using workspaces and applications for interactive and collaborative data analysis.

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