- 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2680v3 (Haswell) 2.5 GHz 12-core CPU (same CPU as NewRiver)
- 256 GB 2133 MHz DDR4 memory for large-memory problems
- 4 x 480 GB SSD Hard Drives for fast local I/O ($TMPDIR)
- 806 GFlops/s theoretical double-precision peak
Dr. Srijith Rajamohan presented an Introduction to Python Pandas for Data Analytics tutorial. Pandas is a high-level open-source library that provides data analysis tools for Python. The audience was also introduced to relevant packages such as Numpy for fast numeric computation and Matplotlib/Bokeh for visualization to supplement the data analysis process. The slides for this tutorial can be found here.
Visualization GRA and Doctoral Candidate Ayat Mohammed presented a visualization showcase titled 'Insights into Alzheimer's Disease: Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulations of Peptide-Membrane Interactions' at XSEDE16, Miami. Also from ARC, Alana Romanella chaired the session on Workforce Development and Diversity.