XSEDE Big Data workshop on February 19-20, 2020

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center are pleased to announce a two day Big Data workshop, to be held February 19-20, 2020.

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: Wednesday/Thursday, February 19-20 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Room 1230, Communications Building, Iowa State University


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


Wednesday, February 19
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

Thursday, February 20
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

Slides are available at https://www.psc.edu/current-workshop