Hadoop and Machine Learning

The Big Data buzzword represents the convergence of massive, dynamic data sets with powerful techniques for effective use of that data.  At the core is a scale-out architecture involving distributed computation and storage. 

Machine learning algorithms are adapting to work effectively in distributed environments. Eron will examine a few frameworks and tools for scale-out machine learning algorithms.  We will discuss how the Hadoop framework is evolving to support a greater diversity of machine learning algorithms.  We will touch on the use of the cloud for hosting scale-out machine learning projects. 

The session will consist of a presentation, some demonstrations, and open discussion.

About the speaker:

Eron Wright is a Director of Engineering at EMC.   Eron works on the ViPR product, delivering data services for petabyte-scale storage with integrated Hadoop capabilities.  Eron was formerly a developer at Microsoft, working on the Windows Azure platform.  In his spare time, he is a machine learning hobbyist, and welcomes our new sentient overlords!


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  • Eron W.

    Thanks everyone for attending! I will post some links soon.

    1 · February 7

    • Anand G.

      Can you please post the presentation? I missed the meetup unfortunately.

      February 11

    • Stephen

      Any chance you can post the links?

      March 23

  • Stephen

    Eron's talk was totally awesome and very informative!

    (Eron - don't sweat it about preparation, you talking ad-lib is far better than most prepared talks)

    March 23

  • Qiming H.

    You are more then welcome to join the following data center product briefing

    http://www.meetup.com/csc-sv/ev...­

    February 21

  • Dan B.

    People, last night I presented at the
    http://www.meetup.com/Palo-Alto...­
    Meetup.
    Title: Use Postgres and MADlib Logistic Regression for Stockmarket Predictions
    Here is the github repo:
    https://github.com/danbikle/MADl...­

    1 · February 7

  • Song C.

    Hi, guys, I have started to post my Hadoop codes at https://github.com/songcui­ and song-cui.blogspot.com/‎ and will post more in the future. Most of the algorithms will be trying to solve problems covered in Stanford Course CS 246 & CS 246h focuses on mining massive datasets. Hope you will find it useful and your comments are welcome!

    2 · February 7

    • Vamshideep

      Thanks, Song! for posting it before the presentation.

      February 7

  • anne

    http://sites.ieee.org/scv-cs/ar...­
    Free IEEE Computer Soc presentation , Feb 11 , hosted by Cadence in San Jose

    February 2

  • Mahi

    interested in learning Had pop and Machine learning.

    February 1

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