XSEDE: Big Data and Machine Learning

By |

OVERVIEW

XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, is pleased to present a two day Big Data and Machine Learning workshop.

This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark and will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom (WAC) training platform.

 

Please see this site for more information

 

Due to COVID-19, this workshop will be remote, using Zoom.

Register by going to: https://portal.xsede.org/xup/course-calendar or If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:

https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede?p_p_id=58&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&_58_struts_action=%2Flogin%2Fcreate_account

Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

 

XSEDE: Big Data and Machine Learning

By |

OVERVIEW

XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, is pleased to present a two day Big Data and Machine Learning workshop.

This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark and will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom (WAC) training platform.

Due to COVID-19, this workshop will be remote, using Zoom.

Register by going to: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar or https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/2433/session/4094

 

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:

https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede?p_p_id=58&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&_58_struts_action=%2Flogin%2Fcreate_account

Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

 

XSEDE: Python Tools for Data Science

By |

OVERVIEW

Python has become a very popular programming language and software ecosystem for work in Data Science, integrating support for data access, data processing, modeling, machine learning, and visualization. In this webinar, we will describe some of the key Python packages that have been developed to support that work, and highlight some of their capabilities. This webinar will also serve as an introduction and overview of topics addressed in two Cornell Virtual Workshop tutorials, available at https://cvw.cac.cornell.edu/pydatasci1 and https://cvw.cac.cornell.edu/pydatasci2 .

See https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/2467/session/4161 for more information and registration

 

Register via the XSEDE Portal:

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:

https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede?p_p_id=58&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&_58_struts_action=%2Flogin%2Fcreate_account

Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

 

XSEDE HPC HPC Summer Boot Camp

By |

OVERVIEW

XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to present a Hybrid Computing workshop.

This 4 day event will include MPI, OpenMP, GPU programming using OpenACC and accelerators.

This workshop will be remote to desktop only due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  When the registration has filled, there will be no more students added due to our current limits.

The schedule can be found here:  https://www.psc.edu/resources/training/xsede-hpc-workshop-june-8-11-2021-summer-boot-camp/

 

Register via the XSEDE Portal:

https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/2338/session/4002

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:

https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede?p_p_id=58&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&_58_struts_action=%2Flogin%2Fcreate_account

Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

Questions

Please address any questions to Tom Maiden at tmaiden@psc.edu.

GIS Fundamentals – Spatial Database, PostGIS

By |

PostGIS, built on top of PostgreSQL, is the most powerful open-source relational database for managing spatial data. In this workshop we will cover the basic concept of spatial databases, learn about setting PostGIS, and understand how PostGIS can help us manage large volumes of vector data spread over multiple tables and geometries efficiently.  We will also touch upon topics such as spatial indexing and the capabilities of PostGIS for other data models for 2-D GIS such as the network and raster data model.

GIS Fundamentals – V (Spatial Database – PostGIS)

By |

This is the fifth workshop in a series of workshops we are offering this semester on the fundamentals of GIS. Each workshop covers one or two key elements of GIS and is somewhat self-contained. The focus is on conceptual details that can provide sufficient preparation for applications, but we will also touch upon the technical aspects.

In this workshop we will cover the basic concepts of spatial databases and learn about setting up and using PostGIS, an open source spatial database built on top of PostgreSQL, along with R for vector data analysis. We will also touch upon topics such as spatial indexing, query processing and the capabilities of PostGIS for other data models such as the network and raster data model. This is a hands-on workshop and the instructor will use a Mac machine. If you intend to use a Windows or Linux machine please get in touch with the instructor before the workshop at manishve@umich.edu.

XSEDE HPC Workshop: GPU Programming Using OpenAcc

By |

OVERVIEW

XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to present an OpenACC GPU programming workshop.

OpenACC is the accepted standard using compiler directives to allow quick development of GPU capable codes using standard languages and compilers. It has been used with great success to accelerate real applications within very short development periods. This workshop assumes knowledge of either C or Fortran programming. It will have a hands-on component using the Bridges-2 computing platform at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

Due to Covid-19, this workshop will delivered via zoom.

More information can be found at https://www.psc.edu/resources/training/xsede-hpc-workshop-march-2-2021-gpu-programming-using-openacc-2/

Deadline for registration is  2 PM February 26

Registration with XSEDE

CoreLogic property data

By |
The University of Michigan library system has licensed a large data set containing real estate transactions, deeds, and property tax records for the United States.  The data were collected by the commercial vendor CoreLogic, and our license allows UM researchers to use the data for research purposes.  These data are of potential interest to researchers in many fields, as they capture spatial and temporal real estate market conditions, taxing practices, and the physical states of millions of residential structures in the US.
 
In this workshop, participants will learn to create geographical subsets of the data, seamlessly integrate it in workflow, and see examples of research questions where the data can be useful. Participants should know Python and R.

Interdisciplinary Committee on Organizational Studies (ICOS) Big Data Summer Camp, May 14-18

By | Data, Educational, General Interest, Happenings, News
Social and organizational life are increasingly conducted online through electronic media, from emails to Twitter feed to dating sites to GPS phone tracking. The traces these activities leave behind have acquired the (misleading) title of “big data.” Within a few years, a standard part of graduate training in the social sciences will include a hefty dose of “using of big data,” and we will all be utilizing terms like API and Python.
This year ICOS, MIDAS, and ARC are again offering a one-week “big data summer camp” for doctoral students interested in organizational research, with a combination of detailed examples from researchers; hands-on instruction in Python, SQL, and APIs; and group work to apply these ideas to organizational questions.  Enrollment is free, but students must commit to attending all day for each day of camp, and be willing to work in interdisciplinary groups.

The dates of the camp are all day May 14th-18th.

https://ttc.iss.lsa.umich.edu/ttc/sessions/interdisciplinary-committee-on-organizational-studies-icos-big-data-summer-camp-3/