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45:11

Making the Internet a Better Place: Scaling AppNexus

Posted by Mike Nolet  on  Oct 18, 2013

Mike Nolet shares lessons learned scaling AppNexus and architectural details of their system processing 30TB/day: Hadoop, DNS built in GSLB and Keepalived, and real-time data streaming built in C.

36:45

Apache Drill - Interactive Query and Analysis at Scale

Posted by Michael Hausenblas  on  Oct 13, 2013

Michael Hausenblas introduces Apache Drill, a distributed system for interactive analysis of large-scale datasets, including its architecture and typical use cases.

43:06

A Little Graph Theory for the Busy Developer

Posted by Jim Webber  on  Oct 03, 2013

Jim Webber explains how to understand the forces and tensions within a graph structure and to apply graph theory in order to predict how the graph will evolve over time.

28:12

A Guide to Python Frameworks for Hadoop

Posted by Uri Laserson  on  Oct 03, 2013

Uri Laserson reviews the different available Python frameworks for Hadoop, including a comparison of performance, ease of use/installation, differences in implementation, and other features.

37:10

Evolving Panorama of Data

Posted by Rebecca Parsons  on  Oct 02, 2013

Rebecca Parsons reviews some of the changes in how data is used and analyzed, looking at how data is used to track violence, and attempts to predict famine and other crises before they happen.

43:33

Leveraging Scriptable Infrastructures, Towards a Paradigm Shift in Software for Data Science

Posted by Karim Chine  on  Oct 02, 2013

Karim Chine introduces Elastic-R, demonstrating some of its applications in bioinformatics and finance.

37:03

Approximate Methods for Scalable Data Mining

Posted by Andrew Clegg  on  Aug 21, 2013

Andrew Clegg overviews methods and provides use cases for performing data sets operations like membership testing, distinct counts, and nearest-neighbour finding more efficiently.

51:42

Data Science of Love

Posted by Vaclav Petricek  on  Aug 17, 2013

Vaclav Petricek digs some of the romantic interactions nuggets hidden in eHarmony's large collection of human relationships.

59:33

The Big Data Revolution

Posted by Claudia Perlich  on  Jun 16, 2013

Claudia Perlich keynotes on M6D’s approach to Big Data, using data granularity to build predictive models used for user targeting, bid optimization and fraud detection.

48:18

Tackling Complex Data with Neo4j

Posted by Ian Robinson  on  May 03, 2013

Ian Robinson discusses the complexity of highly connected data and how graph databases can help, illustrating the talk with practical examples implemented using Neo4j.

The Evolving Panorama of Data

Posted by Rebecca Parsons  on  Jan 17, 2013 1

Rebecca Parsons proposes taking a different look at data, using different approaches and tools, then looks at some of the ways social data is used these days.

Scaling Scalability: Evolving Twitter Analytics

Posted by Dmitriy Ryaboy  on  Jan 13, 2013

Dmitriy Ryaboy shares some of the lessons learned scaling Twitter’s analytics infrastructure: Data loves a schema, Make data sources discoverable, and Make costs visible.

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