I380 Corridor PASS Chapter

  Eastern Iowa's SQL Server User Group
  Cedar Rapids • Iowa City

Meeting Details

Tuesday,

April

08

April Meeting: Big Data

  • In-Person @ 201 S Clinton St, Iowa City, Iowa (map)
  • Tue, Apr 08 2014
    17:30 - 19:30 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English

Featured Presentation:

Resistance is Futile: What You Need To Know About Big Data

Michelle Ufford, Senior Data Engineer GoDaddy

The data community is all abuzz about Big Data, and for good reason. Much like Business Intelligence before it, we're rapidly approaching the point where all data professionals should have at least a cursory understanding of what Big Data is and how it fits into an organization. To that end, this presentation will provide an overview of what Big Data is, discuss some common use cases for Big Data across a variety of industry verticals, and explore some common architectures for integrating relational and analytical data with Big Data. We'll conclude with Q&A and an overview of resources for learning more.

About Michelle:
Michelle Ufford (@sqlfool) is a Senior Data Engineer on GoDaddy's Cloud Platform team. Her experience spans the entire data lifecycle and includes development with SQL Server, Teradata, and Hadoop technologies. She’s currently working on a project to integrate the company’s EDW and Hadoop platforms.

Michelle has been recognized by Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) since 2011 and is a prominent member of the technical community. She is also a published technical author, award-winning blogger, and frequent presenter at technical conferences.

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