SGCI webinars bring together community members across the globe.

Our monthly webinars highlight examples of gateways, tools, and best practices.

SGCI hosts a webinar series on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific (1 hour long). We feature a rotating selection of topics including tool and technology demos, best practices, and gateway showcases. These webinars are recorded for future viewing and are posted in our archive.

We announce each webinar several weeks ahead through our newsletter and on this website.

Webinars will be at the same connection coordinates for future months so that you can add the series to your calendar.

Webinar Archive

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Upcoming Webinar Dates

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Collecting Docker metrics with Python and Prometheus

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific

Presented by Julia Looney, SGCI Consultant and Python Developer, Texas Advanced Computing Center

Prometheus is an open source tool for collecting and displaying metrics and stats. It can be used to collect metrics such as memory usage in Docker containers as well as many other metrics that might help with managing operations or obtaining funding. Using a basic Python API, you can collect metrics in Prometheus for applications running in Docker.

Web Metrics

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific

Presented by Shari Thurow, Founder and SEO Director, Omni Marketing Interactive

The abstract for this webinar is forthcoming.

Intro to Kubernetes

Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific

Presented by Bob Killen, Research Cloud Administrator, University of Michigan, and Jeff Sica, Research Database Administrator, University of Michigan

The abstract for this webinar is forthcoming.

Developer Community Building 101

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific

Presented by Sarah-Jane Morris, Founder, Listen Community Consulting

The abstract for this webinar is forthcoming