XSEDE Big Data workshop on October 1-2, 2019

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center are pleased to announce a two day Big Data workshop, to be held October 1-2, 2019.

This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark and will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom (WAC) training platform. The second day of the workshop will be about machine learning and deep learning. Please see the Agenda below.

Time: Tuesday/Wednesday, October 1-2 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Room 206, Durham, Iowa State University

Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/uZwXCULqn6t


The workshop is free but participants need to register on the XSEDE portal website at



Please bring your computers to the workshop.


Contact Email: kraeva@iastate.edu

Contact Phone Number: 515 294 1976


Tuesday, October 1
All times given are Central
10:00 Welcome
10:25 Intro to Big Data
11:00 Hadoop
11:30 Intro to Spark
12:00 Lunch break
1:00 Spark
3:45 Bridges: A Big Data Platform
4:00 Adjourn

Wednesday, October 2
All times given are Central
10:00 Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
12:00 Lunch break
1:00 Deep Learning with Tensorflow
4:00 Adjourn