High Performance Computing - Getting Started
Getting Started with Linux
Command Cheat Sheet - A list of commonly used shell commands
Codecademy.com - Command line basics course for manipulating data and automating tasks.
How Linux Works: What Every Superuser Should Know, by Brian Ward - An in-depth exploration of the inner workings of Linux which also contains several useful chapters for the beginner
Linux E-books in CLIO - Hundreds of books for all levels of users
Linux Print books in CLIO - For those who prefer a paper book in front of them (but be aware of publishing dates)
Advanced Bash Scripting Guide, by Mendel Cooper - Online textbook covering all the basics of scripting as well as advanced techniques
Scripting E-books in CLIO - For further explorations into the world of scripting
Up and Running with Bash Scripting - A Lynda.com video tutorial on scripting
Getting Started with HPC at Columbia
Additional Resources at Columbia University
The Application Development Initiative - a student-led organization dedicated to providing technological training and development opportunities to Columbia affiliates.
The Columbia Data Science Society - a student-led organization dedicated to the study of data science and its applications in new and exciting ways.