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The First Meetup

Welcome to the first meetup of the LA Big Data Users Group. As i have mentioned this group was formed for anyone interested in Big Data, NoSQL, Data Analytics, Data Science, Hadoop, Data Mining, Data Visualization & more. As part of that, our first meetup is scheduled for March 26th . The good folk at cross campus have graciously allowed us to host at their venue. The first meetup will be a BOF sessions with 3 talks
Intro to Big Data by Dan Gutierrez
Intro to Data Science by Szilard Pafka
Intro to Hadoop by Subash DSouza

This will be a great event in a series of meetups whose focus will be to promote and help others navigate the world of Big Data.

Looking forward to seeing you all...

Thanks to our sponsors who made this event possible

IMS, Nephostack, Qconnects & Cross Campus


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  • Subash D.

    January 19, 2015

  • Subash D.

    My slides have been posted under the files section

    March 28, 2014

  • Frank

    Great. I learned a lot.

    March 27, 2014

  • Daniel G.

    Here are my slides for last night's presentation, enjoy! http://www.slideshare.net/amuletc/introduction-to-big-data-for-labdug

    March 27, 2014

  • Matti S

    fyi - Open Data meetup which I mentioned. Their next meeting looks interesting. Feel free to check it out, and if you find a good big data aspect to it, please feel free to reach out and see if that presenter would like to also present to one of the big data la related groups.

    March 26, 2014

  • Robin R.

    Great crowd, presentations a general overview, not tech enough for me

    March 27, 2014

  • Dhamodharan K.

    Good to listen different type of leaders in the same industry.

    March 26, 2014

  • Daniel G.

    Great crowd, cool tech vibe

    March 26, 2014

  • Francis X.

    Impressive for the efforts and the content.

    March 26, 2014

  • Jeff W.

    This trio is great. No wonder there's such a continual growth of Big Data / Data Science community in LA. Thanks guys.

    March 26, 2014

  • Tim C.

    Thanks for arranging the meet up and streaming.

    March 26, 2014

  • Soren N.

    ehh can we not give people a mike - sound is pretty bad?

    March 26, 2014

  • Soren N.

    when will the streaming start?

    March 26, 2014

    • Tim C.

      yep. I see it now.

      March 26, 2014

    • Tim C.

      Streaming is working! Thank you. Sorry I couldn't make it in person after all. Hopefully will make the next event.

      March 26, 2014

  • Kris

    Hi All,
    I am new to this group , Please can you let us what time (9:30 pm ?) the event can go up to.
    To plan the return trip.

    March 26, 2014

    • Subash D.

      it should be done by 9 pm

      March 26, 2014

  • Prabin S.

    Sorry could not make it. Thanks for the streaming, be there virtually.

    March 26, 2014

  • Ryan R.

    Thanks for streaming the event!!

    March 26, 2014

  • Soren N.

    stuck at work, will watch the streaming..

    Thanks

    March 26, 2014

  • Eric R.

    Dropping out for this one. I'll look forward to the next one, though!

    March 26, 2014

  • Nehal B.

    Thanks a lot Subash for the streaming option.

    March 26, 2014

  • Subash D.

    The event will be streamed here http://www.ustream.tv/channel/la-user-groups

    1 · March 26, 2014

    • Ahmed

      Thanks for the streaming subash!

      March 26, 2014

  • Ayman M.

    Parking?

    March 24, 2014

    • Szilard P.

      Street parking... Or Santa Monica Library a few blocks away.

      1 · March 26, 2014

  • Szilard P.

    Our venue provider (Cross Campus) has moved to a new location (just 2 blocks from the old one). I updated the address on the event's page above. Please make sure you come to the new location [masked]th Street , Santa Monica).

    March 26, 2014

  • Susan O.

    Looks like I won't make it. Hope to see you all next time. Excited about the group!

    1 · March 25, 2014

  • Kuan L.

    Cannot come to this one because it is a work day - no way I can make it into Santa Monica from SoCal on time.

    March 24, 2014

  • Rob L.

    I was hoping to attend this! Unfortunately I'll have to make my way out to the next one due to previous travel plans. I hope it goes well! Great Meetup here folks. I look forward to meeting you all.

    March 19, 2014

  • Aaron K.

    I am so excited in this meeting.

    March 3, 2014

  • Matti S

    Hey everyone, I wanted to invite you to join us at SCALE 12x. We have several discount codes ( 50% off ) you may pick from depending on the affiliated meetups you maybe in. LAHUG ( Hadoop ), HBASE, VISLA ( data vis ), LARUH ( R ) We will have a big data booth at the Expo ( Sat, Sun ), as well as a short big data track on Sunday. The full conference pass covers many of the Friday events also, though you may need to explicitly signup for some of those.

    Please help spread the word about our group and SCALE 12x.
    https://www.socallinuxexpo.org/scale12x

    1 · February 18, 2014

    • Matti S

      SCALE 12x is Feb 21, 22,[masked] at the LAX Hilton. Full conference pass is only $70, thus with the discount code it is a super deal at $35.

      1 · February 18, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Will there be a live stream or recording available for this?

    February 18, 2014

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