Past Meetup

Accelerating Data Science with Spark and Zeppelin

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We are excited to invite you to the NYC Hortonworks User Group Spark Summit Meetup. Come hear about the latest innovations in Spark and Zeppelin that are accelerating Data Science. We will have great food and drinks to get the creative juices flowing and then we will move into our exciting agenda.


6:30 - Networking and Food & Drinks

7:00 - Kick-Off

7:10 - Integration of Apache Spark and Apache NiFi

• Oleg Zhurakousky (, Hortonworks Architect

• Description:

An overview of Apache NiFi and how it can be used to quickly, easily and securely deliver data to an analytic platform like Apache Spark.

7:40 - Multi-user Data Science with Apache Zeppelin

• Vinay Shukla (, Hortonworks Product Manager

• Description:

A growing community of data scientists are now using Zeppelin. However IT is struggling to support them in a secure fashion. The IT requirements are to provide authentication and authorization so that data scientist don’t step on each other’s work and also IT security requirements are met.

We will talk about recent Zeppelin improvements and how security can be configured to provide a secure Zeppelin service.

8:10 - Meet Hortonworks Spark Team: Ask me anything session on Spark and/or Spark in HDP

• Ram Sriharsha (, Hortonworks Architect

• Vinay Shukla (, Hortonworks Product Manager

8:40 - Questions & Answer

8:50 - Networking

We will have Hortonworks staff on hand to answer any questions, there will be a raffle and giveaways. Thanks to our sponsors NYC Storm User Group and Lifion by ADP for providing a venue!