Azure Databricks = Azure + Spark + Machine Learning Collaboration at NEIT

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New Egland Tech

1408 Division Rd · East Greenwich, RI

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First Floor Meeting Room

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*** We are meeting at New England Tech in East Greenwich, RI in a joint meeting with the RI SQL Server User Group ***

I am excited to be presenting my favorite topic, Azure Databricks, a Big Data Machine Learning collaboration platform that is easy, fun, and powerful. If you want to keep up with the latest technology, this is it!
Details below. I hope to see you there!

Azure Databricks is the hottest new service being offered on Microsoft Azure! Designed in collaboration with Microsoft and Databricks, the creators of Apache Spark, Azure Databricks combines the best of Databricks and Azure to help customers accelerate innovation with one-click set up, streamlined workflows and an interactive workspace that enables collaboration between data scientists, data engineers, and business analysts. Databricks was founded by the creators of the Spark big data platform to make creating and managing clusters a snap and provide a first class secure data science team collaboration environment. Databricks supports Python, R, SQL, Scala and Java, and you can combine these languages in the same program. In this presentation, we'll explain key concepts and features while demonstrating this amazing service. Bring your popcorn! It will be fun and entertaining!

About Bryan Cafferky

Bryan Cafferky is a Microsoft Data Science and AI Technical Solutions Professional focused on helping healthcare customers understand and implement Data Analysis, Machine Learning, and AI solutions. He is a Microsoft 2017 Data Platform MVP and a 2016 Cloud and Data Center Management MVP. Bryan is the author of Pro PowerShell for Database Developers by Apress, available on Amazon. He leads The RI Microsoft BI User Group, and The Greater Boston Area Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI Group. He has been working with the SQL Server stack since 1997 and implemented projects in the banking, insurance, e-commerce, utility, and health care industries. He holds a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems and a Master’s degree in Business.