Shelby Switzer discusses success stories and failures of using the public data provided by governments, along with techniques for making such data usable.
Matthew Sackman discusses dependencies between transactions, how to capture these with Vector Clocks, how to treat Vector Clocks as a CRDT, and how GoshawkDB uses them for a distributed data store.
Pushpraj Shukla discusses how Microsoft Bing predicts the future based on aggregate human behavior using one of the largest scale data sets, and recent progress in large scale deep learnt models.
Martin Kleppmann explores using event streams and Kafka for keeping data in sync across heterogeneous systems, and compares this approach to distributed transactions.
Peter Bakas presents in detail how Netflix has used Kafka, Samza, Docker, and Linux to implement a multi-tenant pipeline processing 700B events/day in the Amazon AWS cloud.
David Talby demos using Python libraries to build a ML model for fraud detection, scaling it up to billions of events using Spark, and what it took to make the system perform and ready for production.
Sid Anand discusses how Agari is applying big data best practices to the problem of securing its customers from email-born threats, presenting a system that leverages big data in the cloud.
Irad Ben-Gal discusses Big Data analytics misconceptions, presenting a technology predicting consumer behavior patterns that can be translated into wins, revenue gains, and localized assortments.
Jan Neumann presents how Comcast uses machine learning and big data processing to facilitate search for users, for capacity planning, and predictive caching.
Mathieu Bastian explores the mechanics of unit, integration, data and performance testing for large, complex data workflows, along with the tools for Hadoop, Pig and Spark.
Adam Miskiewicz goes beyond the React Native docs and talks about best practices for building responsive and production-ready React Native applications with Redux, Relay, and GraphQL.
Janet Wiener discusses using a data pipeline and graphic visualizations to extract and analyze the Chorus – the aggregated, anonymized voice of the people communicating on Facebook - in real time.