Strata 2011 Schedule

Below are the confirmed and scheduled talks at Strata 2011 (schedule subject to change).

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Mission City M
9:00am Data Bootcamp Joseph Adler (Interana, Inc.), Hilary Mason (Accel Partners), Drew Conway (IA Ventures), Jake Hofman (Yahoo!)
Mission City B1
9:00am Executive Summit
Executive Summit
Mission City B5
9:00am How to Develop Big Data Applications for Hadoop Abe Taha (Karmasphere), Shevek - (Karmasphere), Ken Krugler (Bixo Labs), Chris Wensel (Concurrent, Inc)
1:30pm Apache Cassandra in Action Jonathan Ellis (DataStax)
Mission City B4
9:00am Make People Fall in Love with Your Data: A Practical Tutorial for Data Visualization and UI Design Ken Hilburn (Juice Analytics), Zach Gemignani (Juice Analytics)
1:30pm Communicating Data Clearly Naomi Robbins (NBR)
12:30pm Lunch
Room: Mezzanine
7:30pm Startup Showcase
Room: Mission City Ballroom
Startup Showcase
9:00am-12:30pm (3h 30m) Practitioner
Data Bootcamp
Joseph Adler (Interana, Inc.) et al
This tutorial offers a basic introduction to practicing data science. We'll walk through several typical projects that range from conceptualization to acquiring data, to analyzing and visualizing it, to drawing conclusions.
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m)
Data Bootcamp (con't)
This tutorial offers a basic introduction to practicing data science. We'll walk through several typical projects that range from conceptualization to acquiring data, to analyzing and visualizing it, to drawing conclusions.
9:00am-12:30pm (3h 30m) Executive Summit
Executive Summit
Discover how the industrial revolution in data will affect your business. Learn about the new opportunities and challenges that big data and analytics provide, hear from successful data-driven businesses, and plan for the impact on your organization's infrastructure and personnel.
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Executive Summit
Executive Summit (con't)
Discover how the industrial revolution in data will affect your business. Learn about the new opportunities and challenges that big data and analytics provide, hear from successful data-driven businesses, and plan for the impact on your organization's infrastructure and personnel.
9:00am-12:30pm (3h 30m) Practitioner
How to Develop Big Data Applications for Hadoop
Abe Taha (Karmasphere) et al
This tutorial will explain MapReduce and how to develop big data applications in Java and high level languages such as Pig and Hive SQL. Using examples it will cover how to prototype, debug, monitor, test and optimize big data applications for Hadoop. Attendees will get hands-on instruction and will leave with a solid understanding of how to analyze data on Hadoop clusters and practical examples.
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Practitioner
Apache Cassandra in Action
Jonathan Ellis (DataStax)
Apache Cassandra is a second-generation distributed database originally open-sourced by Facebook. Its write-optimized shared-nothing architecture results in excellent performance and scalability. This tutorial will cover application design with Cassandra through a series of exercises with Twissandra, a simple Twitter clone written in Python and Django.
9:00am-12:30pm (3h 30m) Interfaces
Make People Fall in Love with Your Data: A Practical Tutorial for Data Visualization and UI Design
Ken Hilburn (Juice Analytics) et al
"Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink." - Rime of the Ancient Mariner. People feel overwhelmed with data. But the problem is not with the amount of data. The problem is that data is not presented in a form that people can understand and use. Juice Analytics will present and demonstrate proven techniques to design information applications to present data in enjoyable and rewarding ways.
1:30pm-5:00pm (3h 30m) Interfaces
Communicating Data Clearly
Naomi Robbins (NBR)
This tutorial describes how to draw clear, concise, accurate graphs that are easier to understand than many of the graphs one sees today. The tutorial emphasizes how to avoid common mistakes that produce confusing or even misleading graphs. Graphs for one, two, three, and many variables are covered as well as general principles for creating effective graphs.
12:30pm-1:30pm (1h)
Break: Lunch
7:30pm-8:30pm (1h)
Startup Showcase
At the inaugural edition of Strata, we’re hosting our first ever Startup Showcase. Highlighting the startup ecosystem’s creativity and variety, the Showcase will give you a chance to get your company in front of a global community of leaders in the technology industry-—as well as potential investors.

Sponsors

  • Thomson Reuters
  • EMC Data Computing Division
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Microsoft
  • Gnip
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • IBM
  • Windows Azure MarketPlace DataMarket
  • Amazon Mechanical Turk
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Aster Data
  • Cloudera
  • Clustrix
  • DataStax, Inc. (formerly Riptano, Inc.)
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • LinkedIn
  • MarkLogic
  • Pentaho
  • Pervasive
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Splunk
  • Urban Mapping
  • Wolfram|Alpha
  • Esri
  • ParAccel
  • Tableau Software

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Susan Young at syoung@oreilly.com

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