Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center 

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communications and data analytics.


April 5, 2016

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center are pleased to announce a one day Big Data workshop, to be held April 5, 2016.

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


Tuesday, April 5
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
  • Case Western University
  • Florida State University
  • Georgia State University
  • NASA Langley Research Center
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Ohio Supercomputer Center
  • Purdue University
  • Stony Brook University
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Houston, Clear-Lake
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez
  • Youngstown State University


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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