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

Sujee Maniyam

Elephant Scale
About Sujee
Sujee has been developing software for 15 years. He is a hands-on expert on Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud technologies. He consults and teaches Big Data technologies. Sujee has authored a few open source projects and has contributed to Hadoop project. He is an author of open source Hadoop book called ‘Hadoop illuminated’ Sujee is the founder of ‘Big Data Gurus’ meetup in San Jose, CA. He has presented at various meetups and conferences.
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Speaking Sessions

  • Spark -- fast and easy processing of Big Data

    3:30 PM Saturday   Room: 4306
    Apache Spark has been gaining a lot of momentum in the Big Data world. Spark offers efficient processing of data by taking advantage of in-memory data. Spark is better suited for quick iterative algorithms in machine learning. This talk will introduce Spark to audience. We will compare and contrast it with Hadoop and show a quick demo. ---

  • Launching Your Career In Big Data

    5:00 PM Saturday   Room: 4306
    Big data is all the rage these days. We hear of companies handling data at unprecedented scale. There is also a huge demand for engineers and data analysts who know Big Data technologies. If you are a developer, thinking of switching to Big Data, how do you go about it? This talk will offer some practical advice from the trenches on how to successfully launch your career in Big Data. We will discuss the best way to learn Big Data technologies, about certifications, and interview tips. --