Workshop: Big Data at OSC

Wednesday, November 28, 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 at OSC on the west campus of Ohio State University. 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 are available here. Also see these documents:

Lauching Jupyter + Spark App

Running Batch Jobs



Registration is closed. Walk-ins are welcome.

If you do not already have an OSC account, please create one at before the event.


Additional Information

Contact sends e-mail) with questions.