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Join us at Cloudera Sessions as like-minded data innovators from around Dallas come together for a comprehensive day of exploring the different stages of the data journey.

Whether you are trying to increase operational efficiencies, discover and automate analytics, or transform your industry through unique data applications, we will walk you through our first hand experience of helping organizations build a modern architecture in order to make analytics pervasive across their organization.

Cloudera Sessions 2016
Dallas | 5.19.16

Marriott Dallas City Center
650 N Pearl Street
Dallas, TX

Agenda

8:00AM - Breakfast in the partner pavilion

9:00AM - Keynote: Big Value with Big Data

Data is transforming industries and creating massive value for businesses. It can help us better understand our world, build innovative products and services, and manage operational risk and compliance. Taking advantage of these opportunities, including the internet of things, requires a modern approach to working with data, and success takes more than just applying new technologies like Apache Hadoop. Join us to learn how to get started on your journey to a data strategy.

10:00AM - Expo Hall

10:30AM - Customer speaker: Dell IT

11:00AM - Customer speaker: Epsilon

Find out how Epsilon built a next-generation marketing application, leveraging Hadoop and SAS, that provides its clients with a 360 degree view of their customers.

11:30AM - Panel: How Do I Get Started?

12:00PM - Lunch

1:00PM - Breakouts

Hadoop and Spark Essentials

New to Hadoop and Spark or still need to sharpen your understanding? Trying to figure out what Sqoop, Flume or Hive are and what they can be used for? If so, you're not alone. Hands on Hadoop and Spark is the ultimate guide to help you take your understanding to the next level. Join Cloudera as we take you through the origins of Hadoop, discuss existing and new projects, what they are used for, and how you can apply Hadoop and Spark to modernize your data architecture.

Architecture Modernization -Kafka and Spark 101

As organizations become dependent on bringing in more data for analysis new demands are placed on the systems that process and ingest data.  Slow performance and data format restrictions can cause delays in delivering insights to the business or prohibit data from even being captured.  Cloudera Enterprise offers a modern solution for ingesting and processing data quickly and securely.  Users are leveraging our tools to build end-to-end pipelines to power their business.  Learn in-depth about how Kafka and Spark's operate in accelerating data delivery.   

 

3:00PM - Happy Hour reception

Speakers

  • Sean Anderson

    Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cloudera

    Sean is a tenured infrastructure scaling and cloud strategy consultant with a strong focus on strategic partnerships and innovative hybrid technology. He has been a part of integral shifts in technology including the rise of cloud computing, open source standardization, and big data. Sean quickly became a go-to resource and speaker for data specific workloads focusing on technologies like Hadoop, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, SQL, and Data Warehousing. At Rackspace Hosting, Sean helped build and launch open-source cloud platforms around Hadoop, MongoDB, Elasticsearch and Redis. Sean is currently marketing manager for Platform Use Cases at Cloudera.

  • Dean Patton

    Regional Sales Director
    Cloudera

  • Jatin Shah

    Senior Sales Engineer
    Cloudera

  • Deepak Gattala

    Enterprise Business Intelligence, Dell

  • Tony Davis

    Sales Engineer
    Cloudera

  • Prashanth Athota

    SVP
    Epsilon

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