Employing Cloud Networking principles for Big Data Applications

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This month, we're excited to present Nolan Lee, Sr. Systems engineer, Arista Networks, who will be talking at Employing Cloud Networking principles for Big Data Applications.

Arista Networks will share a modern cloud principled approach to big data networking. Using industry standard SW architectures along with value added Hardware enable outstanding performance, stability and superior operational efficiency for company's and their ability to extract maximum business value.

Arista Networks overview:

Arista Networks is a leader in building scalable, high-performance and ultra-low latency cloud networks with low power consumption and a small footprint for modern datacenters, service providers and campus environments. Arista pioneered and perfected Software defined networking and delivers true cloud scale operating efficiency, performance and scale which earned it as the networking solution of choice for 7 of the 8 largest cloud hyper scalers in the world including Microsoft Azure and Google cloud, along with over 5000 companies worldwide. Black Knight, FNF and the PGA Tour are some local Jacksonville Arista customers. Arista has designed the network infrastructures and implemented some of the largest and most mission critical Hadoop Clusters around the world with applications ranging from:

Ad Serving and Targeting
National Intelligence
Network Security and Pattern Matching
Pharmaceutical Research
Retail Merchandising
Web Analytics Data Mining

Nolan Lee is a Systems Engineer at Arista Networks, specializing in Software-Defined Networking and Network Virtualization. He has a MS in Telecommunications from George Mason University and a BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Florida.

As always, everyone is welcome to attend, and there will be beer, pizza, and great socializing!

Tentative schedule:
5:30-6:00 Socializing, Beer, and Pizza
6:00-7:00 Employing Cloud Networking principles for Big Data Applications
7:00-7:30 Closing remarks and questions