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Data Science Discovery with MapReduce and SQL

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6.30pm Welcome, free pizza+beer, and networking

7pm talks start

Section 1

How to enable a Data Science Discovery platform with SQL & MapReduce

Donal Daly Director @Teradata EMEA Aster Centre of Expertise

Chris Hillmman Principal Data Scientist, @Teradata International Advanced Analytics Team

- What are the key attributes of a Discovery platform?

- Why should you care? What does it mean from a data scientist perspective?

- We will challenge the audience with questions and will show our answers based on our experience working in enterprise large scale data projects

- How to run MapReduce jobs using standard SQL with Aster SQL-MapReduce

- Running SQL queries on Hadoop data with Aster SQL-H

- Integrating Aster metadata with Hadoop HCatalog

- PoV on Architectural styles and foundations

- 3 customer cases on how valuable insight was derived using Teradata Aster and Hadoop: Path analytics

Network diagnosis

Churn prediction

- Q&A with the audience

Break, networking and beer

Section 2

Data Science Discovery using R and open data: project

Francine Bennett, CEO and co-founder @MastodonC

In this talk Fran will walk through how data science -in combination with expert guidance from qualified doctors and medical researchers- was applied to discover big potential costs savings in the NHS using R and open data.

Session ends by 9.30pm-ish

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