Big Data Developers - Upcoming Meetups: Watson, Hadoop Summit, more!

From: Nicolás M.
Sent on: Friday, May 16, 2014 12:17 PM

Big Data Developers,

We've got some great Meetups coming over the next few weeks. All our Meetups are now live streamed!

Upcoming Meetups:

May 21 @ 8:30am - Foster City: Watson Cognitive Computing Innovation Day

For those of you mostly interested in the business aspects of developing cognitive applications around IBM Watson or enhancing your current offering with cognitive capabilities, this is the Meetup for you. More details on the Meetup page.

This Meetup is currently full for in-person attendees. Join the waitlist to participate via live stream.  If you would like to also join the in-person waitlist, you must register at and you will be notified if a spot opens up for you.

May 21 @ 7pm - Foster City: Watson Cognitive Computing Deep Dive

For those of you mostly interested in a technical discussion about the process to build an IBM Watson application, this Meetup is for you. This Meetup will be a deep dive into the Watson ecosystem for developers.

June 2 @ 6:30pm - San Jose: A Leap Forward for SQL on Hadoop & Lightning Talks @ Hadoop Summit

We will discuss the various SQL on Hadoop alternatives and explore why such technologies have become an area of keen interest for many organizations. We will discuss the various alternatives (Drill, Impala, Hive, Hadapt, Tajo, Shark, HAWQ, Presto, Phoenix, Big SQL) and their pros/cons.

June 5 @ 6pm - San Jose: Lessons Learned from the Internet of Things & Machine-to-Machine Cloud Services

Learn more about the technical challenges overcome by the innovative implementation of the VirData - a platform for cloud-based monitoring and management services for Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) services.

See you soon,

Nicolas Morales

IBM Big Data



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