Jey Kottalam

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RISECamp Behind the Scenes

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  RISECamp was held at UC Berkeley on September 7th and 8th. This post looks behind the scenes at the technical infrastructure used to provide a cloud-hosted cluster for each attendee with ready-to-use Jupyter notebooks requiring only a web browser to access. Background and Requirements RISECamp is the latest in a series of workshops held by RISELab (and its predecessor, AMPLab) showcasing the latest research from the lab. The sessions consist of talks on the latest research systems produced by the lab followed by tutorials and exercises for attendees to get hands-on practical experience using our latest technologies. In the past, attendees used their own laptops to perform the hands-on exercises, with each user setting up a local development environment and manually …