Training the Data Scientists of the Future Ahmet Bulut (email: [email protected]), w/ Tarık Arıcı, Onur Güzey, Barış Arslan, Ali Çakmak Istanbul Sehir University 34660 Istanbul Turkey http://ds.sehir.edu.tr Academicians • Academicians • • • • • • • ali çakmak onur güzey tarık arıcı barış arslan ismail demirkan shervin shirmohammadi ahmet bulut … • • Academicians Research Engineers Data Science Graduate Program • Masters students Phd students Engineers Academicians Research Engineers Support Nontechnical • Project management Technical • server admin • web admin • • Server Admin: • Operating the data center. • Provisioning compute resources to the R&D teams. Project Management: • • Managing funded projects and related accounting. Web Admin: • Publishing center activities on the web: publications, projects, grants, news, awards, workshops, and boot camps. center Academicians Research Engineers Support center Academicians Research Engineers data center Support center Academicians Research Engineers Support data center Storage: - storage area network — 50 TB capacity to start with. Servers: 6-8x (extendible pool, more could be added) - intel 2690 (dual core, 20 vCPUs via hyper-threading) - each server costs around 10-12K$. Virtualization: - hypervisor (VMware provides a stable implementation) - 10K$ bootstrap license cost, 2.5K$ yearly maintenance. Resource Management: - IBM private cloud mgmt software through academic initiative.