Sunday, 10 November 2013

Gilt Tech course comes to Dublin Nov 18th

Gilt Tech

Last month’s free Gilt Tech course in NYC brought together 15 Gilt technologists and 45 non-Gilt employees from all walks of life—from software engineering to neuroscience—to learn the basics of the R programming language. For our next free class, we’re going a bit more intimate and Emerald-Isle with an Intro to Hadoopsession taught in Dublin by MapR Technologies Chief Data Engineer Michael Hausenblas! The essentials:

When: Monday, November 18, 2013 from 10AM-6PM
Where: Clarion Hotel IFSC, Excise Walk, Dublin 1
Cost: Nothing!
Who: Gilt technologists … and you?

About the course: This one-day, eight-hour class will introduce you to data processing with Hadoop. We will go through the underlying principles (data locality, schema-on-read), explain the Hadoop components (distributed file system, MapReduce) and review the Hadoop ecosystem (Hive, HBase) and upcoming projects. We’ll also walk through an end-to-end Hadoop application—from data ingestion over manipulation to serving—following the Lambda Architecture.

About Michael Hausenblas: Michael works at MapR EMEA in the role of Chief Data Engineer, where he helps people to tap the potential of big data. His background is in large-scale data integration research and development, advocacy and standardization. He has experience with NoSQL databases and the Hadoop ecosystem. Michael contributes to Apache Drill, a distributed system for interactive analysis of large-scale datasets. Follow him on Twitter.

About MapR Technologies: MapR provides an enterprise-grade platform for Hadoop that supports various mission-critical and real-time production uses. It’s used across financial services, retail, media, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications and government organizations, and Fortune 100 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco and Google are part of MapR’s broad partner ecosystem. Investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, and Redpoint Ventures. Learn more about MapR on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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