In this talk, Dennis will cover a number of topics related to Big Data. First we will look at just what is Big Data and the 3 V’s that define it. We will cover the technologies, Microsoft’s and others, in the space and dive into Hadoop (Map/Reduce) with a detailed example. The role of the data scientist and what make a good one will be also discussed. We will wrap up with a number of best practices for dealing with big data.
Highly skilled IT Leader having significant experience and expertise delivering leading edge applications in a variety of business sectors. Industry recognized passion for innovation and entrepreneurial approaches to utilizing IT technologies to match business objectives. As a Technology Evangelist, supports the developer community through public speaking at "Code Camps" and similar events. Co-Founder Hartford SQL Server User Group, former member CT Dot NET Board of Directors, Founder of the New England Silverlight Guild. Strengths include: systems architecture, data warehousing, database design, database performance tuning, Agile methodologies.
When & Where
Fairfield / Westchester .NET User Group
The Fairfield / Westchester .NET User Group provides free learning opportunities for developerprofessionals (and amateurs) in the Stamford, CT and Westchester, NY area. The group, along with its sister group, the Fairfield / Westchester SQL Server User Group, is supported by CITI, a unit of the University of Connecticut's School of Business, which provides the broad spectrum of resources needed to fulfill personal academic and corporate IT development objectives. CITI and UConn provide a range of dynamic education and training on the Microsoft .NET Platform. CITI will facilitate an environment where the Corporate, Faculty, and student members can share ideas and help develop the next generation applications.