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Brian Griffith

Brian Griffith
Data Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment

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Brian Griffith’s career spans more than twelve years in the software, financial, and entertainment industries. Prior to Blizzard, he was the lead DBA and data warehouse engineer for Eastern Bank, integrating disparate systems into a single, secure enterprise data system. Currently at Blizzard, he works passionately with vast amounts of data to help game designers make their games even more epic. He holds a B.S. and an M.S. from Northeastern University, specializing in neuroanatomy and statistics. His Blood Elf paladin wears pink armor.

Sessions

Data-Driven Business Beekman Parlor -- Sutton North
Amanda Gerdes (Blizzard Entertainment), Brian Griffith (Blizzard Entertainment)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
Video game data is as rich and exciting as the player experience it represents. From loot drops in Diablo III to race balance in StarCraft 2 to the entire World of Warcraft, the data is evocative, powerful... and intimidatingly large. This session highlights the critical role of Hadoop in creating and sustaining a rich, agile data environment capable of supporting real-time streaming game data. Read more.

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