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Accelerate Big Data Application Development with Cascading

Big Data is moving to the next level of maturity and it's all about the applications. Join Supreet Oberoi, one of the minds behind Cascading, the most widely used and deployed development framework for building Big Data applications, as we discuss how Cascading can enable developers to accelerate the time to market for their data applications, from development to production. In this session, Supreet will introduce how to easily and reliably develop, test, and scale your data applications and then deploy them on Hadoop. He will also explain the growth behind Cascading and talk about Cascading's future with Spark.

Speaker's bio:

Supreet Oberoi is the Vice President of Field Engineering at Concurrent Inc. Prior to that, as the Director of Big Data application infrastructure for American Express, he led the development of use cases for fraud, operational risk, marketing and privacy on the Big Data platforms. Holder of multiple patents in data engineering, Supreet has had leadership roles at Real-Time Innovations, Oracle and Microsoft. He has an MS in Computer Sciences from Stanford University, and a BS with Highest Honors from University of Texas at Austin. 


6:30 - 7:00pm Social (food + drinks served)
7:00 - 8:00pm Talk (including Q&A)
8:00 - 8:30pm Social

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  • Esther L.

    Hi there, for those who are interested in Supreet's slides, here you go:

    Have a great week!

    1 · July 29, 2014

  • Esther L.

    Thank you everyone who came to the talk yesterday! A special thanks to Supreet Oberoi for his engaging talk and to Rackspace and Concurrent for their sponsorship.
    Also, congratulations to those who won the book! For those who are interested, the title is _Programming MapReduce with Scalding_.

    July 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    @Esther Lau... Are we allow to video record this event or will you be posting to YouTube?

    July 22, 2014

    • Esther L.

      Hi Fred, we're looking into recording the talk, and yes, video recording is allowed.

      July 22, 2014

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