The session will be divided into a presentation and a hacking session.
Our presenter will be Josh Patterson. He will give us an introduction to Hadoop and the world of Big Data.
The hacking session will be to install a pseudo-distributed VM for Hadoop on your BYOL (bring-your-own-laptop).
Josh Patterson Bio:
Distributed systems, Deep Learning, data mining, ML, that sort of thing; Previous lives: hadoop + smartgrid, PSA at Cloudera. Today: ML / Hadoop Consultant
Follow him: @jpatanooga (http://twitter.com/jpatanooga)
More info on the CHadoop github repo:
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