Spark + Cassandra: Technical Integration Details
Date: This event took place live on November 12 2014
Presented by: Sameer Farooqui
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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Hosted By: Ben Lorica
This webcast will cover an architecture deep dive around how the Apache Cassandra database integrates with the Apache Spark computation engine.
We will cover:
About Sameer Farooqui
Sameer is a Client Services Engineer at Databricks, where he works with customers on Apache Spark deployments. He has extensive industry expertise in the Hadoop ecosystem, Cassandra, Couchbase and general NoSQL domain. Prior to Databricks, Sameer worked 2 years as a freelance big data consultant + trainer globally and taught 100+ big data courses. Before that, Sameer was a Systems Architect at Hortonworks, an Emerging Data Platforms Consultant at Accenture R&D and a Enterprise Consultant for Symantec/VERITAS (specializing in VCS, VVR, SF-HA).
About Ben Lorica
Ben Lorica is the Chief Data Scientist and Director of Content Strategy for Data at O'Reilly Media, Inc.. He has applied Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Statistical Analysis in a variety of settings including Direct Marketing, Consumer and Market Research, Targeted Advertising, Text Mining, and Financial Engineering. His background includes stints with an investment management company, internet startups, and financial services. He is an advisor to Databricks.
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