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Become a Data-driven Organization with Machine Learning

Posted by Peter Harrington  on  Mar 08, 2015

Peter Harrington explains what you do with machine learning, and what are the building blocks for an application that uses machine learning from collected data to creating predictions for customers.


Phosphor: Illuminating Dynamic Data Flow in Commodity JVMs

Posted by Jonathan Bell, Gail Kaiser  on  Feb 11, 2015

Jonathan Bell & Gail Kaiser introduce Phosphor, a dynamic taint tracking system for the JVM, describing the approach used to achieve portable taint tracking.


Customer Analytics on Hadoop

Posted by Bob Kelly  on  Dec 07, 2014

Bob Kelly presents case studies on how Platfora uses Hadoop to do analytics for several of their customers.


Dashboarding: The Developers’ Role in Data Analysis

Posted by Seth Juarez  on  Dec 06, 2014

Seth Juarez shares insight on how to create applications that use dashboards to drive value, convert raw data into answers, and simplify business processes.


Spring XD for Real-time Hadoop Workload Analysis

Posted by Vineet Goel,Girish Lingappa,Rodrigo Meneses  on  Nov 30, 2014

The authors explain how the Pivotal team leveraged familiar SQL-based queries to analyze fine-grained cluster utilization using Spring XD.


Building a Data Pipeline with the Tools You Have - An Orbitz Case Study

Posted by Steve Hoffman  on  Nov 22, 2014

Steve Hoffman, Ken Dallmeyer share their experience integrating Hadoop into the existing environment at Orbitz, creating a reusable data pipeline, ingesting, transporting, consuming and storing data.


Scaling Chartbeat from 8 Million Open Browsers to Realtime Analytics and Optimization

Posted by Wesley Chow  on  Oct 26, 2014

Wesley Chow presents Chartbeat's real-time analytics platform and how able to handle the requests in a cost efficient manner using a custom written analytics engine in C and Lua.


Introduction to Data Science

Posted by Bryan Nehl  on  Oct 10, 2014

Bryan Nehl makes an introduction to the data science: data formats, ETL tools, NoSQL databases, languages, libraries, techniques and approaches for exploring data and extracting value from it.


Persistence: A View from Stratosphere

Posted by Stefan Edlich  on  Oct 04, 2014

Stefan Edlich discusses big data systems -Spanner, Presto- and the future of data persistence, data analytics, data formats and of NoSQL/NewSQL in general.


Big Data in Capital Markets

Posted by Alex Raitt,Clive Saha  on  Aug 24, 2014

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.


Haskell in the Newsroom

Posted by Erik Hinton  on  Apr 02, 2014

Erik Hinton discusses the successes and failures of making a cultural shift in the newsroom at NYT to accept Haskell and some of the projects Haskell has been used for.


An API for Distributed Computing

Posted by Cliff Click  on  Feb 22, 2014

Cliff Click introduces a coding style & API for in-memory analytics that handles datasets from 1K to 1TB without changing a line of code and clusters with TB of RAM and hundreds of CPUs.

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