Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 11th and 12th 2014

Daniel Egan

About Daniel
Daniel is a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft, he has been in the technology field for 20 years doing everything from Enterprise Development, to a Start Up, to running his own consulting firm. He is currently focusing on OpenSource, and the cloud sprinkled with IOT
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Speaking Sessions

  • Introduction to Big Data

    9:45 AM Saturday   Room: 1501
    So you have been hearing the talk about Big Data and you have decided to did a little deeper and find out what it means to you. Well then this is the session for you. In this session, we will first attempt to define what is Big Data. From there, we will explore not only the need for big data but also promise big data has for the technology world. We will finish by talking about the technology used to harness this data. We will talk about some of the parallel technology like Cassandra, MongoDB and Big Table but will focus deeper on Hadoop and its companion technologies like Hive and Pig. There will be some demos but this talk will serve as the introduction to the more in depth talks I will be doing on Hadoop.

  • (Big Data) Introduction to Hadoop using HDInsight

    1:45 PM Saturday   Room: 1501
    In this discussion we will be talking about using Hadoop for Big Data. We will talk about how all the pieces fit together, (HDFS, Map Reduce, Pig, Hive, and Zookeeper) We will talk about the different variations (Cloudera, Hortonworks) and finish will discussing the Hortonworks implementation on the Microsoft Cloud (HDInsight)

  • (Big Data) Introduction to Machine Learning using Mahout on Hadoop

    10:45 AM Sunday   Room: SmithWick
    One of the HDInsight key components is Mahout, a scalable machine learning library that provides a number of algorithms relying on the Hadoop platform. In this session we will talk about using Mahout in HDInsight, the R programing language, many of the use cases for machine learning while we show a few examples.