Hadoop and the Rise of Big Data

Join the BW Tech Meetup group for our first event of 2013: an evening of networking and discussion about Hadoop featuring Donald Miner. Hadoop is an open source, distributed computation platform, that is very important in the worlds of search, analytics, and big data. Donald, a Solutions Architect at Greenplum, will give an hour presentation that will focus on ways to get started with Hadoop and provide advice on how successfully utilize the platform

Specific topics of discussion include how Hadoop works, what Hadoop should and should not be used for, MapReduce design patterns, and the upcoming synergy of SQL and NoSQL in Hadoop.

Thursday, February 21 at 6:30pm
640 Frederick Rd. Baltimore, MD 21228
Mingle and Network: 6:30-7:00pm
Speaker: 7:00-8:00pm
Discussion and Questions: 8:00pm
Pizza, beer, wine and soda will be served.

We welcome all entrepreneurs, startups, students, tech savvy persons, local business owners and those interested in technology in the Baltimore/Washington area. The tech community is growing and we are excited to be a part of such a supportive and thriving business sector.

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  • Celena

    Great presentation. Very informative and the speaker was funny. LOL.

    February 21, 2013

  • Sa'ad R.

    Looks like a great turnout

    February 18, 2013

  • Jason B.

    Don is a great speaker and author. If you are interested in this topic, you might also want to check us out at the Mid-Maryland Data Science group were we focus on all aspects of data science including data analytics.

    February 9, 2013

  • Matt

    Big data, pizza AND beer ? Win.

    February 9, 2013

  • Mark T.

    Looking forward to it.

    February 7, 2013

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