Personal schedule for Mikael Huss

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Practitioner
Location: Mission City B5
Abe Taha (Karmasphere), Shevek - (Karmasphere), Ken Krugler (Bixo Labs), Chris Wensel (Concurrent, Inc)
Average rating: *....
(1.57, 23 ratings)
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. Read more.
Practitioner
Location: Mission City B5
Jonathan Ellis (DataStax)
Average rating: ***..
(3.53, 19 ratings)
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. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Edd Dumbill (Silicon Valley Data Science), Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
Average rating: ***..
(3.85, 13 ratings)
Edd Dumbill and Alistair Croll welcome you to Strata. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Hilary Mason (bitly)
Average rating: ****.
(4.16, 45 ratings)
Data science is evolving rapidly. I'll talk about our current and slightly future technical and philosophical challenges, including realtime vs non-realtime analysis, streams of data vs traditional databases, and some of the opportunities we have to learn amazing things about the world through our data and what this means for those of us who are immersed in working with it. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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James Powell (Thomson Reuters)
Average rating: **...
(2.19, 36 ratings)
Ours is a new era of big behavioral data. Unprecedented business model experimentation is rapidly eroding individual privacy despite rising consumer concerns. Successfully managing privacy is a key differentiator for services providers. In the B2B space, the stakes to get privacy right are even higher. This talk will discuss the implications of privacy in order to succeed in the B2B space. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Mark Madsen (Third Nature)
Average rating: ****.
(4.22, 50 ratings)
Big data and analytics have developed a mythology rooted in underlying assumptions. We need to ignore these myths and think clearly about how organizations use data, which means understanding how people use information and make decisions. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Werner Vogels (Amazon.com)
Average rating: ***..
(3.36, 42 ratings)
The new data centricity drives that we have to rethink how we collect, store, manage, analyze and share our data, as all these processes now require limitless resources. This talk will focus on the changes in infrastructure requirements to support the new world and how innovations are removing barriers for companies to be successful. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Zane Adam (Microsoft Corp)
Average rating: *....
(1.88, 33 ratings)
Zane Adam from Microsoft speaks about the Azure Data Marketplace. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Abhishek Mehta (Tresata), Mike Olson (Cloudera), Rod Smith (IBM Emerging Internet Technologies )
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 20 ratings)
The tools we use play a key role in how we use and respond to big data. Hear about the changes being led by key architects of future big data systems. Read more.
Practitioner
Location: Mission City M
Peter Skomoroch (Data Wrangling)
Average rating: ***..
(3.37, 30 ratings)
Learn how to leverage data exhaust, the digital byproduct of our online activities, to solve problems and discover insights about the world around you. We will walk through a real world example which combines several datasets and statistical techniques to discover insights and make predictions about attendees at O'Reilly Strata. Read more.
Interfaces
Location: Mission City B5
Dustin Kirk (Neustar)
Average rating: **...
(2.40, 15 ratings)
When faced endless data and the need to manage it, there are a variety of proven design patterns that will help designers create usable, efficient, and effective interfaces. From distributing workload to reducing sensory overload, we’ll review the techniques that are enabling the highly scalable user interfaces of today and tomorrow. Read more.
Disruption & Opportunity
Location: Mission City B1
Average rating: ***..
(3.89, 9 ratings)
Data modeling competitions allow companies and researchers to post a problem and have it scrutinised by the world's best data scientists. By exposing a problem to a wide audience, competitions are a great way to get the most out of a dataset. In just a few months, Kaggle's competitions have helped to progress the state of the art in chess ratings and HIV research. Read more.
Real World
Location: Mission City B1
Andrew Odewahn (O'Reilly Media), Carol McCall (Tenzing Health), David Van Sickle (Asthmapolis), Jim Golden (Accenture), Indu Subaiya (Health 2.0) Moderated by: Andrew Odewahn
Average rating: **...
(2.91, 11 ratings)
Information is changing healthcare forever. From the study of epidemics, to machine learning that can improve diagnosis, to the sequencing of the human genome, we're doing the math of life itself. This panel of practitioners will show us what they're doing in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and genomics, and how it will change the way we discover, treat, and eliminate disease. Read more.
Practitioner
Location: Mission City M
Joseph Turian (MetaOptimize)
Average rating: ****.
(4.35, 23 ratings)
Certain recent academic developments in large data have immediate and sweeping applications in industry. They offer forward-thinking businesses the opportunity to achieve technical competitive advantages. However, these little-known techniques have not been discussed outside academia–until now. What if you knew about important new large data techniques that your competition don't yet know about? Read more.
Location: Mission City B4
Johann Schleier-Smith (Tagged.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Social media websites are producing ginormous amounts of data and creating a massive demand for insight related to users, how they engage with features, where they are coming from, why they are visiting, what excites them, and so forth. Read more.
Practitioner
Location: Mission City M
Patrick Chanezon (VMware), Ryan Boyd (Google)
Average rating: ***..
(3.45, 11 ratings)
Many of the tools Google created to store, query, analyze, visualize data are exposed to external developers. This talk will give you an overview of Google services for Data Crunchers: Google Storage for developers, BigQuery, Machine Learning API, App Engine, Visualization API. Read more.
Practitioner
Location: Mission City B1
Rod Cope (OpenLogic, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.83, 12 ratings)
Hadoop and HBase make it easy to store terabytes of data, but how do you scale your search mechanism to sift through these mountains of bits and retrieve large result sets in a matter of milliseconds? Careful use of the Solr search server, based on Lucene, made these requirements come to life in our production environment. Come learn how we query terabytes of data in a highly available system. Read more.
Practitioner
Location: Mission City B5
Isabel Drost-Fromm (Apache Software Foundation/ Nokia Gate 5 GmbH)
Average rating: **...
(2.75, 12 ratings)
With growing amounts of digital data at the fingertips of software developers the need for a scalable, easy to use framework is tremendous. This talk introduces Apache Mahout - a project with the goal of implementing scalable machine learning algorithms for the masses. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Edd Dumbill (Silicon Valley Data Science)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
Alistair Croll and Edd Dumbill welcome you back to Strata. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Simon Rogers (Guardian)
Average rating: ****.
(4.42, 36 ratings)
90,000 items on Afghanistan, 291,000 on Iraq - and another 251,000 cables. Managing the Wikileaks release is just one of the huge data journalism projects the Guardian's data team has embarked on. This talk will look at how journalists can make sense of data, get stories out of it and our role in supplying open data to the world. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Toby Segaran (Google), Amber Case (Geoloqi), Bradford Cross (Flightcaster) Moderated by: Alistair Croll
Average rating: **...
(2.64, 33 ratings)
The convergence of big, open data, ubicomp, and new interfaces will change the way humans work, play, learn, and love. It's a slow transformation that happens one tweet, one blog, and one game at a time -- but it's also an inexorable road towards the singularity. In this panel discussion, we'll look beyond the bytes and algorithms to think about humanity awash in a sea of information. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Ed Boyajian (EnterpriseDB)
Average rating: *....
(1.35, 34 ratings)
Companies must choose to spend their money and time on the right software initiatives. With exploding volumes of critical data, getting new insight and mastery over business operations demands new investments in BI at multiple levels. Ed will show a proven path for how to avoid exorbitant database software fees and shift that spend to be used in areas like BI where you can realize a stronger ROI. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Barry Devlin (9sight Consulting)
Average rating: ***..
(3.33, 27 ratings)
For more than 20 years now, data warehousing has put manners on unruly enterprise data. Yet, physics tells us that disorder inexorably increases unless we endlessly fight it. As information volumes and types explode into chaos, is it time to declare the warehouse dead? Or we could move from classical to quantum physics and create a new information architecture. It’s time to make some new choices… Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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DJ Patil (Greylock Partners)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 38 ratings)
Details coming soon. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
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Scott Yara (Greenplum, a division of EMC)
Average rating: ****.
(4.07, 30 ratings)
A defining characteristic of modern life is the incredible proliferation of digital information. The Economist estimates that the amount of information created each year is growing at a 60% compounded rate. According to the Harvard Business Review, we humans generated more data last year than in all of previous human history. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Carol McCall (Tenzing Health)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 29 ratings)
In 2001, the Institutes of Medicine declared that “between the care we have and the care we could have lies not just a gap, but a chasm,” yet nothing’s really changed. Healthcare remains one of the most richly endowed yet poorly equipped knowledge industries anywhere. Using real world examples, we’ll see how BIG DATA may be just what the doctor ordered, but only if we pick the right problems. Read more.
Disruption & Opportunity
Location: Mission City B1
Tim Guleri (Sierra Ventures), Roger Ehrenberg (IA Ventures), Paul Kedrosky (Kauffman Foundation), Ping Li (Accel Partners)
Average rating: **...
(2.36, 14 ratings)
The ability to collect, crunch, act upon, and share huge amounts of data disrupts nearly every industry, tearing down barriers to entry and creating entirely new businesses. This panel of investors will discuss where they see the opportunities in the Big Data industry, and how they think about the value of new ventures in the space. Read more.
Disruption & Opportunity
Location: Mission City B1
Ben Gimpert (Altos Research), Margaret Francis (Exact Target/ CoTweet), Ryan Strynatka (Radian6), Josh Merchant (Lymbix) Moderated by: Alistair Croll
Average rating: **...
(2.42, 12 ratings)
Today's web analyst has moved far beyond funnels and visitors. Automated systems decide who gets what content, and language parsing tries to distill sentiment from millions of online interactions. This panel will look at where web analytics is headed, and how new algorithms and approaches are yielding fresh insights into online commerce. Read more.
Interfaces
Location: Mission City B5
Stephen Guerin (Santa Fe Complex)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 9 ratings)
Live demonstration of ambient computing using projector-camera pairs to scan the room and place interactive simulations into the space. All surfaces are rendered interactive. We will demonstrate a 3D sandtable for firefighter training and STEM education where the 3D sand becomes and interactive surface. Read more.
Business, Data, Interfaces
Location: Mission City B5
Creve Maples, Ph.D. (Event Horizon)
Average rating: ****.
(4.29, 21 ratings)
We will discuss the impact of the information explosion, the effectiveness of current technological directions, and explore the success that new perception-based, human-computer interfaces provide in analyzing and understanding complex data. Real examples will be used to illustrate that effective man-machine environments are essential in productively dealing with multi-dimensional information. Read more.
The Data Business
Location: Mission City M
Julie Steele (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Ian White (Urban Mapping, Inc), Peter Marney (Thomson Reuters), Moe Khosravy (Microsoft), Dennis Yang (Infochimps) Moderated by: Julie Steele
Average rating: ***..
(3.56, 9 ratings)
Does information really want to be free? While the Internet is full of open data, there's plenty of data companies are willing to pay handsomely for -- particularly if it's timely and well aggregated. As a result, data marketplaces are a burgeoning business. This panel will look at the market for data, and where it's headed. Read more.
Disruption & Opportunity
Location: Mission City M
Drew Conway (IA Ventures), Christopher Ahlberg (Recorded Future), Robert McGrew (Palantir Technologies), Rion Snow (Twitter) Moderated by: Drew Conway
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 13 ratings)
Data doesn't just show us the past—it can help predict the future. Several new firms harvest massive amounts of open data, trying to anticipate everything the right ad placement to the next terrorist attack. In this session, we bring together the founders of these firms to discuss the technology—and ethics—of looking into the future. Read more.

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

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