Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center 

Advancing the state-of-the-art in high-performance computing,
communications and data analytics.


April 7, 2015

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center are pleased to announce a one day Big Data workshop, to be held April 7, 2015.

This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark.


Tuesday, April 7
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Welcome
11:25 Intro to Big Data
11:45 Big Data Applications and Platforms
12:15 Hadoop
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Hadoop (continued)
2:30 Exercises
3:15 Spark
4:15 Exercises
5:00 Adjourn



Due to demand, this workshop will be telecast to several satellite sites.

This workshop is NOT available via a webcast.

You may attend at any of the following sites.

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • University of Utah
  • Stanford University
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • University of Houston, Clear-Lake
  • Georgia State University
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Purdue University
  • University of Michigan
  • West Virginia State University
  • University of Houston
  • NASA Langley Research Center
  • Youngstown State University
  • Idaho National Laboratory
  • University of Iowa

Register via the XSEDE Portal.

Please address any questions to Tom Maiden at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

XSEDE, the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment, is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists and researchers can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. XSEDE integrates the resources and services, makes them easier to use, and helps more people use them.