This Meetup is past

292 people went

Location image of event venue

Details

Ken Krupa, Chief Field Architect, MarkLogic Corporation
Free beer, soda, desserts and swag!

A Database Month event:
http://www.DatabaseMonth.com/database/marklogic-nosql-big-data

Big Data technologies are evolving to suit the needs of real-time analytics for 2013 and beyond. During this interactive discussion we will explore this evolution starting with a brief recap on Hadoop and related technologies, how NoSQL technologies fit in the Big Data landscape and where things can/should go from here. Of course, this dialogue would not be complete without discussing the new and changing roles in IT, what IT managers should know vs developer/architect concerns. At the conclusion of this discussion, attendees will take away:

A greater understanding/vision of how NoSQL technologies fit into the Big Data Landscape How and why Big Data will need to provide for real-time analytics Insights on the evolution of IT roles and the relationship between managers and developers/architect Target audiences are IT managers, architects and developers looking for a holistic view of emerging trends. Ken Krupa, Chief Field Architect, MarkLogic Corporation

With 24 years of professional IT experience, Mr. Krupa has a unique breadth and depth of expertise within nearly all aspects of IT architecture.

Prior to joining MarkLogic (http://www.marklogic.com/), Ken consulted at some of the largest North American Financial institutions during difficult economic times, advising senior and C-level executives. Prior to that, he consulted with Sun Microsystems as a direct partner and also served as Chief Architect of GFI Group, a Wall St. inter-dealer brokerage.

Although his work primarily involves high-level technology strategy, Mr. Krupa remains an active hands-on engineer. In 2005, Ken was awarded patent #6,915,304 - "System and method for converting an XML data structure into a relational database."

Today Ken continues to pursue both individual and community-based engineering activities. Current intellectual pursuits involve community science as well as the study of applying purely declarative, rules-based logic frameworks to complex business and IT problems. Mr. Krupa holds a B.S.C.S from the State University of New York, Albany.

Swag giveaway at 7:00pm
Power-Networking at 7:10pm
Presentation starts at 7:15pm

Add the GoChat (http://www.gochat.us/) toolbar to your web site or blog to instantly create a social community empowering your visitors to chat with each other (text and video), check-in to your website (imagine Foursquare for websites), share files as well as search+download other people's files, and many other features in an elegant simple-to-use mini-toolbar. Try it out on the Database Month site (http://www.databasemonth.com/)!

A Database Month event:
www.DatabaseMonth.com/database/marklogic-nosql-big-data (http://www.databasemonth.com/database/marklogic-nosql-big-data)