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Austin Data Science Meetup: Spark for Data Science

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Galvanize

119 Nueces St.

Austin, TX 78701

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Learn about Spark and how it can improve your data analysis

Spark is a general purpose system for performing distributed data analysis. Benchmarking has shown that for many processes, Spark demonstrates 100x performance increases over Hadoop. Dr. Gartner will be demonstrating how Spark can be deployed on a local machine for quick development, walk through an example use case, and if time allows, discuss how to dynamically create a Spark Cluster using AWS."


Parking in the Northshore garage is $5 if you arrive after 6 PM!




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Dr. Joe Gartner




Dr. Joseph Gartner is the Lead Instructor of Data Science at Galvanize, the learning community for technology, and the Lead Data Scientist at Alithi Management Consulting, a consulting firm providing a full suite of data science services to multiple industries. He received his PhD from the University of Florida and prior to Galvanize, he worked for Soltera Defense Systems as a Senior Data Scientist.



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