August 9, 2016

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center are pleased to announce a one day Big Data workshop, to be held August 9, 2016.

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


Tuesday, August 9
All times given are Eastern
11:00 Welcome
11:25 Intro to Big Data
11:45 Hadoop
12:15 Hadoop(continued)
1:00 Lunch break
2:00 Exercises
2:45 Spark
3:45 Exercises
4:15 A Big Big Data Platform
5:00 Adjourn


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

You may attend at any of the following sites.

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • University of Houston
  • University of Houston, Clear-Lake
  • Harvey Mudd College
  • Youngstown State University
  • Georgia State University
  • Purdue University
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • University of Delaware
  • Michigan State University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Old Dominion University
  • Yale University
  • Montana State University
  • University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez
  • University of Michigan


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.

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