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This is an IBM sponsored Meetup group geared towards developers, data scientists, data engineers, and ALL Big Data, Cloud and AI enthusiasts. Our meetups provide an opportunity to work hands on with the solutions and tools in our Big Data portfolio and to interact and share knowledge with experts at IBM and in our extended community.

Our Meetups typically include a presentation from a technical expert that serves as an introduction and overview for a specific Big Data technology, as well as an opportunity to collaborate with fellow developers and apply your Big Data skills.

For Hands-on Meetups, depending upon the location, we provide a cloud environments that you can run through the browser of your laptop or a VM image at NO cost to you. Our Meetups are FREE and sponsored by IBM.

Meetup topics include:
- Hadoop-based analytics
- Open Source Hadoop technologies
- SQL on Hadoop,
- R on Hadoop
- Real Time Analytics & Stream Computing
- Text Analytics
- Visualization and Discovery tools for Big Data
- Big Data App Development
- Big Data & Cloud
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Deep dives into the technologies that makes big data processing possible
- Anything and everything about Big Data---is there a topic you'd like covered? Let us know!

For more information about these topics and this Meetup group visit: or follow @Hadoop_Dev on Twitter.

Join us and meet fellow practitioners, grow your skills, and get a hands on software development experience!