Big Data Kaleidoscope

Project Details

Project Lead
Geoffrey Fox 
Project Manager
Geoffrey Fox 
Project Members
Geoffrey Fox, Gregor von Laszewski  
Indiana University, Community Grids Laboratory  
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At we have recorded and classified ~120 software systems relevant to Big Data arena. In there are 51 Big Data use cases. We intend in collaboration with NIST Big Data working group  to extract kernels from these use cases and implement them with a few of these HPC-ABDS software environments. This implementation will be compared to the NIST reference architecture. This idea is expanded in We will develop Chef and Puppet specifications of the needed software environments.


Intellectual Merit

It is complex to set up such environments. We want to provide automated deployment templates and images for the user

Broader Impacts

These kernel implementations will be incorporated in a MOOC being developed by Fox for the IU data science certificate. This will be offered to minority serving institutions through a collaboration with ADMI (Association of Computer/Information Sciences and Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions).

Scale of Use

smaller than 3 vms at the same time, one semester long