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Hadoop 101: Keys to the Kingdom – SQL in Hadoop

In the Hadoop Summit 2015 presentation below, SVP of Engineering at Actian, Emma McGrattan will discuss ways users can navigate around Hadoop’s technology limitations and turn it into a high-performance, fully-functional analytics engine.

Brains, Sex, and Machine Learning

In the presentation below, Dr. Geoffrey E. Hinton, Distinguished Researcher at Google, discusses how recent advances in machine learning cast new light on two puzzling biological phenomena.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on Data Security in the Cloud

As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, talks about how cloud providers have strong data security measures since they have dedicated teams focused on that part of the solution.

Spark 101: Estimating Financial Risk with Spark

The talk below by Sandy Ryza, walks through a basic VaR calculation, aiming to give a feel for what it is like to approach financial modeling with Spark.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on Big Data Governance

As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, talks about the difference between data governance and big data governance.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on the Role of the CDO

As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, shares his thoughts on the role of the Chief Data Officer in today’s enterprise environment.

Data Science 101: Using the RForcecom R Package for Salesforce

In the short instructional video below, you’ll learn how to set up RForcecom, read an opportunity list from Salesforce and utilize a decision tree machine learning algorithm.

Datameer’s Stefan Groschupf on the Future of Spark

As another episode of the Big Data & Brews industry perspectives series, Stefan Groschupf, CEO of our friends over at Datameer, shares his thoughts on the future of Spark and how it is part of an evolution in the Hadoop environment.

Video: Fast, Beautiful and Easy Bayesian Modeling

“There are a number of Bayesian modelling packages available, but how do you know which one to use? This talk will take you through the positives and negatives of the major packages, focusing on the specifics of my work in health statistics, as well as providing a general overview of what these packages can do.”

Hadoop 101: Machine Learning in Big Data – Look Forward or Be Left Behind

In the Hadoop Summit 2015 presentation below, Bill Porto, senior analytics engineer at RedPoint Global, will discuss why continual, adaptive optimization is key to maintaining a leadership position in the market.