Tech Blog: Collecting Docker Metrics Using Python and Prometheus

By Julia Looney Check out Julia's webinar: Collecting Docker metrics with Python and Prometheus . What is Prometheus? Prometheus allows you to create and use time-series metrics for monitoring, alerting, and graphing. Features of Prometheus open source uses time-series data metrics are specified with a name and key/value pairs uses a query language, PromQL, to allow you to create more flexible monitoring data collection for the time series data occurs...

Hack@PEARC19 Participants Solved Real Problems Faced by Gateways

Now in its second year, the Hack@PEARC19, which took place in July 2019, attracted sixteen up-and-coming programmers who participated in the social coding event to solve real problems faced by gateways.

2019 Summer Internship Reports: Michaud Reyna

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2019 intern Michaud Reyna, a senior at Morehouse College.

2019 Summer Internship Reports: Gilbert Curbelo III

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2019 intern Gilbert Curbelo III, a recent graduate of California State University, Monterey Bay.

2019 Summer Internship Reports: Andrea Dumalagan

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2019 intern Andrea Dumalagan, a senior at Rutgers University.

2019 Summer Internship Reports: Iakov Vasilyev

Each year, our Workforce Development team offers summer internships for students interested in developing their gateway development skills. Interns are placed at one of several SGCI partner sites. This post features SGCI summer 2019 intern Iakov Vasilyev, a junior at the University of California, San Diego.

Science Ambassador Blog: Gateways as Tools for Democratizing Research—Crowdsourcing with the Zooniverse at DHOxSS 2019

One of our five Science Ambassadors , Samantha Blickhan, Zooniverse Digital Humanities Research Lead, taught a weeklong course called Crowdsourced Research in the Humanities at the Oxford Digital Humanities Summer School in July. Attendees learned how to use the Zooniverse Project Builder , further distributing a methodology that encourages researchers from a multitude of academic disciplines to make use of science gateways. By Dr. Samantha Blickhan Thanks to the...

Tech Blog: How New Django Portal for Apache Airavata Can Be Used by Gateways

By Eroma Abeysinghe & Marcus Christie Explanation of New Django Portal for Apache Airavata The Apache Airavata project provides middleware and APIs needed to build a modern science gateway. In addition to this, the Airavata project has also developed a web user interface to its APIs that serves as a reference implementation of an Airavata client. That web user interface was implemented in PHP and at that time the recommendation for gateway developers was that they can use this...

SGCI's 4-Week Coding Institute Exposes Students to Practical Skills and Experiences

By Jeff Wood & Nayiri Mullinix SGCI held a four-week Coding Institute during the summer of 2019. The Coding Institute includes the core skills needed to be productive in the design and maintenance of science gateways. The workshops were presented as short lessons interspersed with practical exercises. All the teaching was done through live coding. The Coding Institute took place July 3-28, 2019, on the campus of Elizabeth City State University (ECSU). Eight students participated...

Science Ambassador Blog: Promoting Aquavit Science Gateway and Preparing for Implementation of a Water Quality Portal Interface

One of five 2019 SGCI Science Ambassadors , Jack Smith, a research scientist at Marshall University in Huntington, WV, and Cyberinfrastructure Coordinator for West Virginia Science and Research, attended the 11th National Monitoring Conference in Denver, CO, March 25-29, 2019, to promote the Aquavit science gateway. He also spent time with the EPA Water Quality Portal team as he prepares to implement a Water Quality Portal interface into Aquavit in collaboration with the GeoEDF project,...

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