GridKa School "Data Science on Modern Architectures"

The International GridKa School is one of the leading summer schools for advanced computing techniques in Europe. The school provides a forum for scientists and technology leaders, experts and novices to facilitate knowledge sharing and information exchange. The target audience are different groups like graduate and PhD students, advanced users as well as IT administrators. GridKa School is hosted by Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). It is organized by KIT and the HGF Alliance "Physics at the Terascale".



The topic of this year's school is "Data Science on Modern Architectures". In this context we are excited to have interesting contributions on a wide range of topics regarding state-of-the-art data processing, data analysis, cloud computing and modern programming.

  • Big Data Analysis
  • Large Scale Data Management 
  • Storage Technologies
  • Databases (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Cloud Installation and Administration
  • Automation and Configuration Management
  • Effective Programming
  • Multi-Core Computing 
  • GPU Computing

The school imparts knowledge using a mixture of plenary talks given by experts, which cover the fundamental and theoretical aspects of the topics as well as hands-on sessions and workshops, which give the participants the excellent chance to gain the practical experience on techniques and tools.

If you are interested in following the development of latest cloud and data science technologies, if you would like to gain the real practical experience on the cutting edge technologies and tools during the hands-on sessions and bring this know-how to your group, institute or company, if you would like to meet many experts and interesting people you could informally talk to, extend your professional network, then GridKa School is your choice.