Let's Get Hands-on with Big Data!

This is a past event

18 people went


Let's Get Hands-on with Big Data!

When: Monday, 19th May 2014

Time: 6 – 8 p.m.

Place: Strathmore University, Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road, 00200 City SquareRoom MSB11 (https://maps.google.sk/maps?q=Strathmore+University+Auditorium,+Keri+Road,+Nairobi,+Ke%C5%88a&hl=sk&ie=UTF8&sll=-1.314525,36.834913&sspn=0.055861,0.104628&oq=Strathmore+University,+au,+Keri+Road,+Nairobi,+Ke%C5%88a&hq=Strathmore+University+Auditorium,&hnear=Keri+Rd,+Nairobi+West,+Nairobi,+Nairobi+Province,+Ke%C5%88a&t=m&z=17)

Management Science Building (room MSB11)

Geared towards developers, data scientists and ALL Big Data enthusiasts, our meetups provide an opportunity to work hands on with the solutions and tools in our Big Data portfolio.

Agenda: 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. – presentation that serves as an introduction and overview for a specific Big Data technology

6:45 – 8:00 p.m. – Hands-on experience with technologies that makes big data processing possible

Anything and everything about Big Data Join us today for a hands on software development experience.

Pre-requisites:- Please bring your laptop- Do the following registrations:

1. Register for an “IBM ID” on https://www.ibm.com/account/profile/us?page=reg (https://www.ibm.com/account/profile/us?page=reg2.)

2. Register for BlueMix (click on “Already have an IBM ID”) https://apps.admin.ibmcloud.com/manage/trial/bluemix.htm

- Attendance is free (no marketing or sales pitches are permitted)



- Hadoop (http://ibm.co/quickstart)

- Real Time Analytics (http://ibm.co/streamsdev)

Learn more about Big Data for FREE at Big Data University (http://bigdatauniversity.com/) and StreamsDev (https://www.ibmdw.net/streamsdev/docs/streams-lab-introduction/)