This talk starts with a look at the variety of big data technologies and solutions and provides a set of questions to ask about your own problem in order to determine what approaches might be the best choice; talk goes on to explore several specific use cases.
Allen Day - Principal Data Scientist at MapR Technologies
Allen has been working on scientific computing and BigData problems for 15 years, first with Beowulf clusters and Hadoop since 2008. Allen created one of the first video discovery platforms for mobile phones, and also built the largest public database of human gene expression data. As an open source developer, Allen has authored R and Perl libraries and most recently contributed to Storm. Allen has founded and co-founded multiple machine learning and biotech companies, and he holds a Ph.D. in Human Genetics from the School of Medicine at UCLA.