Using Specialized Software

This page provides links to introductory guides on the use of various software applications on Savio.

  • Using Python
    An introduction to using Python, a programming language widely used in scientific computing, on Savio.
  • Using R
    An introduction to using R, a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics, on Savio.
  • Using MATLAB
    An introduction to using MATLAB, a matrix-based, technical computing language and environment for solving engineering and scientific problems, on Savio.
  • Using Mathematica
    An introduction to using Mathematica on Savio.
  • Using Singularity
    An introduction to using Singularity, a software tool that facilitates the movement of software applications and workflows between various computational environments, on Savio.
  • Using Hadoop and Spark
    An introduction and guides to using the Hadoop and Spark frameworks via auxiliary scripts on Savio.

Additional introductory guides for using C compilers and other software applications are in planning or development. If you have any interest in working on or testing one of these, or have suggestions for other such guides, please contact us via our Getting Help email address!

For information on which software applications are provided on the Savio cluster, and on installing your own, additional software on the cluster, please see Software Available on Savio and Installing Software.