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New York, NY | October 15-17, 2014

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Barcelona, Spain | November 19-21, 2014

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Data News

It’s not just about Hadoop core anymore

By Amr Awadallah
January 26, 2015

Data is deluging today’s enterprise organizations from ever-expanding sources and in ever-expanding formats. To gain insight from this valuable resource, organizations have been adopting Apache Hadoop with increasing momentum. Now, the most successful players in big data enterprise are no …

Now available: Big Data Now, 2014 edition

By Timothy McGovern
January 26, 2015

In the four years we’ve been producing Big Data Now, our year-end wrap-up of important developments in the big data field, we’ve seen tools and applications mature, multiply, and coalesce into new categories. This year’s free wrap-up of Radar coverage is …

Building and deploying large-scale machine learning pipelines

By Ben Lorica
January 22, 2015

There are many algorithms with implementations that scale to large data sets (this list includes matrix factorization, SVM, logistic regression, LASSO, and many others). In fact, machine learning experts are fond of pointing out: if you can pose your problem …

Striking parallels between mathematics and software engineering

By Alice Zheng
January 19, 2015

Editor’s note: Alice Zheng will be part of the team teaching Large-scale Machine Learning Day at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose. Visit the Strata + Hadoop World website for more information on the program. During my first year …

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Data Experts

Paco Nathan Paco Nathan is the Chief Scientist and Vice President of Research and Development for Symbiot.

Mikio Braun Mikio Braun Mikio Braun is co-founder of Streamdrill, a startup focused on approximative approaches for real real-time big data. He holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning and has worked in research for a number of years, before becoming interested in putting research results into good use in the industry. His current…

Adam Retter Adam Retter is one of the core developers of eXist-db and has been using and contributing to eXist since 2005. Passionate about the Web, Code Quality, Standards and Portable Code, Adam has been promoting XQuery as a Web Application development language for the last few years. Adam is a member of the…

Lutz Finger Lutz Finger LUTZ FINGER, a director at LinkedIn, is an authority on social media and text analytics. He�s also co-founder and former CEO of Fisheye Analytics, a media data-mining company whose products support governments and various NGOs, such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the International Olympic Committee,…

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Data Webcasts
Learn directly from data experts. Join us for these free, live webcasts.

Modular Apps: The Building Blocks of Big Data Business Value
February 12, 2015 - 10AM PT,


Mission Critical NoSQL
March 3, 2015 - 10AM PT,


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