Snowflake - how it can be used to solve big data problems

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Details For presentation 1, we’ll be giving everyone an overview of Snowflake. Snowflake - www.snowflake.com 1) Snowflake can serve many use cases - EDW, Data Lake, DataMart, Data Sharing 2) All Cloud - AWS, Azure and soon to be GCP 3) Economically feasible - pay for what you use, when not using, shut it off 4) Zero Management - complete SaaS solution. No vacuuming, indexing, partitioning or performance tuning 5) Semi-structured and structured data - no MapReduce 6) Data Sharing - without moving data, ever Look at what we are doing with Data Sharing - no one else is, or can, do this - it’s what’s next - Snowflake Data Economy. For presentation 2, we'll here from Mitch Davis with VeriShip on how to optimize Big Data Batch Processes in AWS EMR Clusters. - Overview of AWS Spot Fleets and what it means for Managed EMR Clusters. - Overview of Apache Spark and how Veriship uses with AWS EMR. - Combining the two to optimize performance and cost! Presentations start at 1830 SHARP! Event Location: VeriShip is now hosting the KC Learn Big Data meetup group. They’re located at: 8880 Ward Parkway Suite 300 (Second floor), Kansas City, MO 64114. There is a garage just north of the building where you can park. Make sure you turn in on the Ward Pkwy side. If you get lost, DO NOT post on the MeetUp! Instead, text or call[masked]. Speakers Michael Long, Sales Director, Snowflake Todd Reichmuth, Sales Engineer, Snowflake Mike Myer, Sales Director, Snowflake Mitchell Davis, IT Director / Architect, VeriShip