Big Data 2015

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data

4th August 2015

What: Big Data Workshop Broadcasted from Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center When: August 4, 2015 at 6:00pm Where: Library – Computer Lab Registration:

KAUST Supercomputing Lab (KSL) is hosting as a remote site for the Big Data workshop from XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment). The Workshop will be broadcast live from the Library computer room on the August 4th, 2015 from 6pm-midnight. Only KAUST members will be considered.

KSL Computational Scientists will be joining to assist you during the streaming. Please register your interest at

Agenda :

Tuesday, August 4

18:00 Welcome
18:25 Intro to Big Data
18:45 Hadoop
19:15 Hadoop(continued)
20:00 break
21:00 Exercises
21:45 Spark
22:45 Exercises
23:15 New XSEDE Big Data Platforms
00:00 Adjourn

Please forward this message to students, postdocs, or other people on campus who may be interested.

For more course information and access to the materials, visit the following webpage:

For further inquiries contact:

Samar Aseeri :

Bilel Hadri :