2. TutorialΒΆ

This tutorial explains the job and filesystem packages, arguably the most widely used capabilities in radical.saga. It covers local as well as remote job submission and management (ssh, pbs, sge) and file operations (sftp).


  • You are familiar with Linux or UNIX
  • You can read and write Python code
  • You can use SSH and understand how public and private keys work
  • You understand the basic concepts of distributed computing

You will learn how to:

  • Install SAGA on your own machine
  • Write a program that runs a job locally on your machine
  • Use the same program with a different plug-in to run the job on a remote site
  • Add file transfer capabilities to the program to retrieve results