XSEDE Workshop: Big Data


XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to announce a two day Big Data workshop, to be held September 12-13, 2017.

This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark and will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom(WAC) training platform.

The workshop will be webcast beginning at 10:00 a.m. Central Time in the Ubuntu Room in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on UNL's City Campus

Register via the XSEDE User Portal

Link to Workshop Slides

Cost: Free!
Where: Ubuntu Room in Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center on UNL's City Campus
When: September 12th and 13th

Agenda:

Tuesday, September 12:

  • 10:00 - Welcome
  • 10:25 - Intro to Big Data
  • 11:00 - Hadoop
  • 11:30 - Intro to Spark
  • 12:00 - Lunch break
  • 1:00 - Spark
  • 2:30 - Spark Exercises
  • 3:30 - Spark
  • 4:00 - Adjourn

Wednesday, September 13:

  • 10:00 - Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
  • 12:00 - Lunch break
  • 1:00 - Deep Learning with Tensorflow
  • 3:30 - Bridges: A Big Data Platform
  • 4:00 - Adjourn