May 22, 2013 · 6:00 PM
One of our sponsors, Xebia, is launching a new company that is going to focus on data driven solutions and big data. This meetup is the official (soft) launch event for this company. During the event we will host two interesting talks on Data Science from a practitioner at booking.com and on Hadoop cluster provisioning.
Also, as always: great food + free drinks!
18.00: doors open, food and drinks
18.45: Introduction and company launch
19.00: Talk 1: Bare metal Hadoop provisioning
20.00: Talk 2: Data Science for fun and for profit
20.45: more drinks
21.30: Doors close
Bare metal provisionig
by: Kris Geusebroek and Joris Bontje (former Xebia :) )
A presentation on using Cobbler and Ansible to build Hadoop clusters from the ground up on physical machines in minutes. Live demo included!
Data Science for fun and for profit
by: Lukas Vermeer (booking.com)
Lukas is an experienced data science professional with a background in computing science and online machine learning for real time decision support. A strong advocate of "Evidence-Based Everything", he is forever learning and helping machines do the same.
Lukas will do a presentation about doing data science.
You can either sign up here (through meetup) or at http://datafun.eventbrite.com/ if you are not a member of our group and don't wish to become one.
Hope to see you then!