OSDC/PIRE Talk 4.17 @ University of Chicago

Maria Patterson, a research scientist at the Center for Data Intensive Science at the University of Chicago and a lead for the Open Science Data Cloud will be giving a talk on 4.17 on the working with large scientific datasets.

This talk will be an overview of the OSDC, one of the world’s largest general purpose science clouds managed by the Open Cloud Consortium (OCC), and information on how to collaborate with the OSDC on research projects involving data intensive computing. This talk will also discuss the NSF-funded Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE) fellowship opportunities for summer 2014. Find out more about OSDC here https://www.opensciencedatacloud.org/ and the NSF PIRE fellowship here http://pire.opensciencedatacloud.org/.


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Apply now for OSDC PIRE Fellowships

Interested in getting some hands on experience on working with big data?   Apply now for an OSDC PIRE fellowship, and study abroad with one of our international partners to enhance your skills.

The deadline for application is 4/30/14.

You can learn more about the PIRE Program by watching these informative videos:

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Watch a Demo of the OSDC

If you’re looking to learn more about what the OSDC is, how to use it for research, and how to apply for a resource allocation you can learn more by watching this video demo.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • What is the OCC?
  • Why use the OSDC?
  • How do I apply for a Resource Allocation on the OSDC?
  • Learning about Pubkeys, VMs, Images, and Snapshots
  • Example: Analysis of Data from the OSDC Public Data Commons
  • Sample of OSDC partner projects
  • Q&A
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