Rebecca Parsons reviews some of the changes in how data is used and analyzed, including new technology approaches, looking at how data is used to track election violence, movement of people after a natural disaster, and attempts to predict famine and other humanitarian crises before they happen.
Karim Chine introduces Elastic-R, demonstrating some of its applications in bioinformatics and finance.
Richard Astbury provides practical steps and architecture decisions to optimize infrastructure for cost.
Antoni Batchelli discusses building an automated infrastructure in Clojure.
Joe Campbell and Wally Eggert discuss the tools and approaches used to introduce Continuous Delivery at CIM without having any major disruptions to their existing delivery flow.
Stephen Hardisty presents how Etsy delivers products without having project managers, business analysts, or testers.
Vaclav Petricek digs some of the romantic interactions nuggets hidden in eHarmony's large collection of human relationships.
Michael Kopp explains how to run performance code at scale with Hadoop and how to analyze and optimize Hadoop jobs.
John O’Hara discusses banking business and technology integration, covering: low-latency, high-frequency trading, in-memory caches, multi-terabyte time-series databases, complex contracts in NoSQL stores and advanced systems integration.
Nathan Marz shares lessons learned building Storm, an open-source, distributed, real-time computation system.