OC Big Data Monthly Meetup #1

6:00 - 6:30
Socialize over food and adult beverages

6:30 - 7:00
Real Use Cases for Real-Time Stream Processing
Amol Kreke - Co-Founder and CTO @ DataTorrent
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For over 12 years, Amol was the architect and senior engineering manager for Yahoo! Finance. His work there included building Y! Finance’s real-time data architecture. He also served as Director of Engineering for the Advertising Systems Group at Yahoo! where he led teams that built their ad platform and exchange. Amol was also the Director of Engineering for Yahoo! Hadoop and was responsible for bringing Hadoop 2.0 into the open source community.

7:00 - 7:30
Introduction to Apache Kafka
Jim Plush - CrowdStrike
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Jim is an expert in content extraction, large scale data ingestion, distributed applications, and supervised algorithms. Jim has over 18 years of experience as a developer and team lead. Before CrowdStrike Jim was Director of Engineering for the personalization company Gravity, and held team lead positions at Panasonic and McAfee. He is the creator of the open source project "Goose" which is a content extraction tool used by researchers and machine learning tools for content extraction. He is also a contributor to the Hadoop open source project.

7:30 - 8:00
Overview of Stinger: Interactive Query for Hive
David Kaiser - Hortonworks
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David is a Senior Solutions Engineer at Hortonworks, specializing in deployment and application of open-source Hadoop, assisting customers with scalable solutions for data processing and analysis. Most of David's career has centered around data warehousing and data processing using open-source software, real-time data analysis solutions, or high-performance computing on Linux.

DataTorrent will be sponsoring the food for this event.

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  • Vicky N.

    Definitely a very well-planned event. Thanks to Joe and the Trace3 team as well as the speakers. Plenty of food of drinks, thanks again!

    1 · May 22, 2014

  • Carlos R.

    Great speakers

    1 · May 22, 2014

  • Abdoul Karim D.

    Great presentations!!!

    1 · May 22, 2014

  • Robert G.

    Great presentations and organization. I'd like to see something on elasticsearch in the future. Thanks

    1 · May 22, 2014

  • Nori N.

    Very interesting and informative.

    1 · May 22, 2014

  • Big Data Joe R.

    Thanks to everyone that came. Looking forward to the next one.

    1 · May 21, 2014

  • Nehal B.

    Good event

    1 · May 21, 2014

  • Sulav R.

    Very informative and great presentation!! I would love to see more interaction/practical session in future Meetup.

    1 · May 21, 2014

  • Marcel D.

    Very impressed by the level of speakers. Wish we could have the same in europe.

    1 · May 21, 2014

  • Andy N.

    Great! Liked the Hortonworks presentation the best

    1 · May 21, 2014

  • David K.

    2 · May 21, 2014

  • Jim P.

    looking forward to the meetup this week, looks like a full house :)

    1 · May 19, 2014

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