Lighting the Spark!

Hosted by Big Data Developers in London

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Do you believe in the value of Spark, in the speed, efficiency and flexibility of this in-memory compute engine?

IBM does. Emphatically. That’s why we’re committed to do everything we can to accelerate the adoption of Spark for enterprise analytics, where Spark promises seemingly unlimited value.

Join us on June 17th to understand what Spark is, how it is being used and the investments IBM is making to ensure we're meeting the emerging needs of data-driven enterprises.

7:00 pm Registration and drinks

7:30 pm Take your seats please!

What is Spark and how is IBM supporting?
John Gairhan, Global Big Data Sales Leader, IBM Analytics

Spark in Action
• Spark + Hadoop + Zeppelin = Data Science
Simon Ball, Solutions Engineer, Hortonworks

• Event Sourced/CQRS Application Architecture with Spark
Ramon Buckland, Consultant, Cake Solutions

• Apache Spark: A Data Scientist's view
Mohammad Fawad Alam, Principal Data Scientist, SAS

Machine Learning and Spark
Frank Ketelaars, Big Data Tech Lead, IBM Europe
Juan Caravaca, Data Scientist, IBM

Networking and drinks (until 10pm)

If you are already using Spark please contact me and we may ask you to say a few words! eMail: [masked]