“Demystifying Big Data and Apache Spark”
From: 52 Bay Area Hadoop User Group (HUG) – April 20 @30mins.
Meetup page – This is an introductory talk for those who want to get into Big Data and learn about Spark, but don’t know where to start. Spark is a fast easy-to-use general-purpose cluster computing framework for processing large datasets. It has become the most active open-source big data project.
The talk will start with an introduction to Big Data, the challenges associated with it, and how organizations are getting value out of it. Next, Mohammed will discuss some of the important Big Data technologies created in the last few years. Then he will dive into Spark and talk about its role in the Big Data ecosystem. Specifically, he will cover the following: Read More
The speaker is Mohammed Guller, Principal Architect at Glassbeam, where he leads the development of advanced and predictive analytics products. He is also the author of the recently published book, “Big Data Analytics with Spark.” He is a Big Data and Spark expert. He is frequently invited to speak at Big Data–related conferences. He is passionate about building new products, Big Data analytics, and machine learning.