Machine learning is a method of data analysis that automates the building of analytical models. By using algorithms that iteratively learn from data, computers are able to find hidden insights without the help of explicit programming. These insights bring tremendous benefits into many different domains. For business users, in particular, these insights help organizations improve customer experience, become more competitive, and respond much faster to opportunities or threats. The availability of very powerful in-memory computing platforms, such as Apache Ignite, means that more organizations can benefit from machine learning today.
Please join Big Bang Data Science as we learn from Dr. Akmal Chaudhri about some of the main components of Apache Ignite, such as the Compute Grid, Data Grid, and the Machine Learning Grid. Through examples, attendees will learn how Apache Ignite can be used for data analysis.
About the speaker
Akmal Chaudhri, PhD., is GridGain’s Technology Evangelist. His role is to help build the global Apache Ignite community and raise awareness through presentations and technical writing. Akmal has over 25 years experience in IT and has previously held roles as a developer, consultant, product strategist and technical trainer. He has worked for several blue-chip companies such as Reuters and IBM, and also the Big Data startups Hortonworks (Hadoop) and DataStax (Cassandra NoSQL Database).
7:00 Socialize and eat pizza
7:30 Main talk
8:30 Q&A Session
8:40 Lightning talks
Come, learn and find your way into the modern Data Science technologies. We look forward to your participation in a fun and exciting Data Science program focused on the technologies around the Data Science and Data Analytics space.