The authors present design patterns and use cases of capital market firms that are incorporating big data technologies into their credit risk analysis, price discovery or sentiment analysis software.
Nellwyn Thomas discusses how Etsy is using A/B testing, how Etsy's data-driven culture has evolved over time and how continuous delivery and big data can coexist.
Shawn Gandhi overviews real-time processing use cases, and how developers are using AWS Kinesis to shift from a traditional batch-oriented approach to a continual real-time data processing model.
Randy Shoup describes KIXEYE's analytics infrastructure from Kafka queues through Hadoop 2 to Hive and Redshift, built for flexibility, experimentation, iteration, testability, and reliability.
Marcel Kornacker presents a case study of an EDW built on Impala running on 45 nodes, reducing processing time from hours to seconds and consolidating multiple data sets into one single view.
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Cloudera, Eva Andreasson discusses how search and Hadoop can help with some of the industry's biggest challenges. She introduces the data hub concept.
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by MongoDB, Matt Asay discusses the differences between some of the NoSQL and SQL databases and when Hadoop makes sense to be used with a NoSQL solution.
In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Solace Systems, Aaron Lee discusses the challenges moving information and techniques that can increase efficiency of data flows within big data architectures
Gunter Dueck wonders how are we preparing for the new society marked by cloud computing and big data in which jobs are automated and mediocre abilities are no longer accepted?
Chris Mattmann covers snow hydrology, regional climate modeling, climate science, and intelligence activities that need advancement to deal with the data deluge across NASA and government agencies.
Akmal B. Chaudhri introduces Apache™ Hadoop® 2.0 and Yet Another Resource Negotiator (YARN).