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PureData Focus at Research Computing Day

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The University of Florida is pleased to announce the donation by IBM of a PureData for Analytics (PDA) system. The system, installed in the East Campus Data Center this summer, is now ready for use by the UF community. Fall 2014 RCDay is focused on utilizing the IBM PDA to enhance support for research and education on big data and high-performance data analytics (HPDA). Register for Fall RC Day by emailing UFIT Communications.

Fall Research Computing Day
Tuesday, September 23, from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Smathers Library Room 100

12:00 Lunch Opens
12:30 Opening Remarks (VP & CIO Elias Eldayrie)
12:45 IBM PureData for Analytics System Donation (Rob Thomas/David Marques, IBM)
01:00 IBM PureData for Analytics System Description (Erik Deumens/Jon Akers, UF)
01:30 Q&A
01:40 Healthcare & Life Sciences – Big Data and Analytics (Sri Srinivasan, IBM)
02:20 Q&A
02:30 IBM PureData for Analytics – Using the System (Stephen Powell, IBM)
03:00 Q&A
03:10 Biocomputing at UF on the IBM PDA (Matt Gitzendanner, UF)
03:30 Open Discussion
04:00 Closing Remarks

The IBM PureData system is managed by UF Research Computing. Contact for inquiries about research data storage, high-performance computing, high-performance data analytics, consulting, and high-performance data transfers.