OC Big Data Monthly Meetup #2

5:45 - 6:45
Socialize over food and adult beverages

6:45 - 7:30
How To Automate Your Big Data Infrastructure
Tim McIntire - CEO @ StackIQ
Tim McIntire co-founded StackIQ to bring the cluster computing sector’s thriving open source community into the enterprise. His vision led to StackIQ’s development of the commercial version of Rocks, which dramatically reduces the time and cost of setting up and managing clusters through intelligent multi-server software automation. This work resulted in partnerships with Amazon, HP, Dell, Intel (and others), which has enabled StackIQ to bootstrap through its first four years. McIntire’s previous work includes leading the development team at the Digital Image Analysis Lab at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. His research, which was primarily funded as part of NASA’s Direct Broadcast program, has been published in various IEEE and Elsevier Journals on topics ranging from remote sensing using neural networks to parallel image processing using HPC Clusters. He also has contributed to or been featured in IBM developerWorks, HPCwire, Bio IT World, Apple Developer Connection and the computational science magazine, enVision. McIntire received a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego.

7:30 - 8:15
Hadoop: Past, Present and Future
"Big Data Joe" Rossi - Engineering Lead @ Trace3
"Big Data Joe" is the Engineering Lead at Trace3’s Big Data Intelligence Practice. Joe is certified in most Hadoop distributions as an administrator, engineer and developer. Joe is the technical Big Data evangelist for Trace3 and speaks at T3’s workshops, training sessions and events. He has 16 years of experience in the IT field as hands-on engineer with startups to Fortune 5 companies. He enjoys sharing his findings and helping others make sense of new technologies.

StackIQ will be sponsoring the food for this event.

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  • Big Data Joe R.

    Here are the slides for my presentation .. http://bit.ly/hadoop-ppf

    3 · June 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great content and networking. Great to meet you guys. Enterprise Sales Manager - DataStax[masked]

    1 · June 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great stuff! Thank you for presenting and for being a great host!

    1 · June 18, 2014

  • Jimmy K.

    Very informative.

    1 · June 18, 2014

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