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.
Robert Metzger provides an overview of the Apache Flink internals and its streaming-first philosophy, as well as the programming APIs.
Helena Edelson addresses new architectures emerging for large scale streaming analytics based on Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra and Kafka (SMACK) or Apache Flink or GearPump.
Joe Stein makes an introduction for developers about why and how to use Apache Kafka. Apache Kafka is a publish-subscribe messaging system rethought of as a distributed commit log.
Ilayaperumal Gopinathan and Ludwine Probst discuss Spark and its ecosystem, in particular Spark Streaming and MLlib, providing a concrete example, and showing how to use Spark with Spring XD.
Leah McGuire describes the machine learning platform Salesforce wrote on top of Spark to modularize data cleaning and feature engineering.
Scott Seighman discusses causes of common performance issues in Big Data environments, heap size, garbage collection, JVM reuse tuning guidelines and Big Data performance analysis tools.