OSU Workshop: Big Data at OSC

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ohio Supercomputer Center, 1224 Kinnear Road

West Campus, Ohio State University



The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is pleased to announce a Big Data workshop to be held on June 6, 2018 at OSC on West Campus of Ohio State University. This workshop will begin with an introduction to Big Data. Data analytics capabilities at OSC will be discussed. The workshop focuses on running hadoop and spark jobs using OSC resources. Attendees will have an opportunity to try and experience running these software packages at OSC clusters. 


Topics for this workshop include:

·         Introduction to Big Data

·         Data analytics at OSC

·         Running Hadoop and Spark at OSC


This is a hands-on workshop and we will be running exercises in a Linux command line environment.


OSC workshop accounts will be provided. 


Who Should Attend

Current or prospective researchers who are interested in Big Data analytics, Hadoop, or Spark.



Some familiarity with command line, Linux, or programming is helpful, but not required.


Method of Delivery

Presentation and hands-on exercises. Presentation slides can be accessed here. You'll need these links for the exercises.

1. Launching_jupyter_spark_app

2. submitting_non_interactive_jobs



Registration is closed. Walk-ins are welcome.


Additional Information

Contact oschelp@osc.edu(link sends e-mail) with questions.