The Future of Spark, Spark Intro, and Spark with RapidMiner

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The Future of Spark, Spark Intro and Spark with Rapid Miner

Agenda:

6:15 PM - 6:30 PM: Networking, food and drink

6:30 PM: Announcements

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM: Carolyn Duby

Brief introduction to Spark. See Apache Spark at work detecting credit card fraud.

7:15 PM - 8:00: Yuanyuan Huang

Spark with RapidMiner demo

Wrap Up Q&A

8:00 PM - 8:30 PM: Networking

Biographies:

Carolyn Duby, Solutions Engineer, Northeast, Hortonworks

Carolyn Duby helps organizations harness the power of their data with Apache open source platforms. Prior to joining Hortonworks she was the architect for cyber security event correlation at SecureWorks. Ms. Duby earned a ScB Magna Cum Laude and ScM from Brown University in Computer Science. She recently completed the Johns Hopkins University Coursera Data Science Specialization. With a diverse experience working for small companies, startup companies, large companies, and for herself, she has a passion for challenging data intensive systems.

Yuanyuan Huang, Sales Engineer, Resident Data Scientist, RapidMiner

Yuanyuan(YY) Huang is a resident data scientist for RapidMiner. She received her PhD from Iowa University in Biomathematics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. She has previously written on the Simulation for Yeast Cooperation in 2D. Currently YY is working on a project for text mining, predictive maintenance, fraud detection, customer prediction, and web analytics.