Events

TDWI World Conference: Agile BI in the age of big data

September 21, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. PT to September 26, 2014, San Diego | Conference

Whether you’ve tried agile before or are new to the concept, TDWI can help you through the process. Attend the TDWI World Conference in San Diego and you’ll discover many courses offering help for managing agile BI in your enterprise, including agile analytics, agile project management, agile data warehouse architecture, agile data governance, agile data engineering and more—from experienced instructors who have been there.

Getting started with SQL on Hadoop

September 23, 2014 - 11:00 a.m. PT, Seattle, WA | Big Data Developer Days

This session will discuss Hadoop in general, and then we will explore using SQL to access data persisted in the HDFS. Next, we will take a detailed look at BigSQL and BigSheets: two tools that are bundled with IBM's Hadoop offering, known as BigInsights. Each overview session will follow with a demonstration of the technology.

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Essential guide to using data virtualization for big data analytics

September 24, 2014 - 12:00 p.m. ET1:00pm | Webcast

Business is driving the need for better analytics (historical, real-time, predictive and cognitive) across a number of domains including customer, product, operations and more to become more competitive. Join us in discussing the essential guide to using data virtualization for big data analytics.

Real-time analytics and stream computing (Session 1)

September 25, 2014 - 10:00 a.m. PT, Vancouver, Canada (Steamworks Brewing Co Restaurant) | Big Data Developer Days

Come learn, see demos and discuss real-time analytics powered by Streams. Want to learn how to get started with real-time analytics? Check out the Getting Started with Streams links. If you like, bring your laptops, as we'll be passing out VM images to set you up with your own VM environment. Agenda here: http://www.meetup.com/Big-Data-Developers-in-Vancouver/events/202337652/

Real-time analytics and stream computing (Session 2)

September 25, 2014 - 2:00 p.m. PT, Vancouver, Canada (Steamworks Brewing Co Restaurant) | Big Data Developer Days

Come learn, see demos and discuss what's new in real-time analytics powered by Streams. Want to learn how to get stared with real-time analytics? Check out the Getting Started with Streams links. If you like, bring your laptops as we'll be passing out VM images to set you up with your own VM environment. Agenda here: http://www.meetup.com/Big-Data-Developers-in-Vancouver/events/202339012/

Big Data Developer Day: A leap forward for SQL on Hadoop

October 1, 2014 - 8:30 a.m. CT, Minneapolis, MN | Big Data Developer Days

Join us for discussion on various SQL on Hadoop alternatives and explore why such technologies have become an area of keen interest for many organizations, as well as the various alternatives (Drill, Impala, Hive, Hadapt, Tajo, Shark, HAWQ, Presto, Phoenix, Big SQL) and their pros and cons. We will share customer use cases for warehouse modernization and the role of SQL for Hadoop in this space, and discuss performance characteristics of SQL on Hadoop when running common query workloads. There will be interactive demos and a hands-on lab in the afternoon.

Big Data Developer Kickoff

October 3, 2014 - 12:45 p.m. MT, Calgary, Canada | Meetups

Open source Apache Hadoop is a great framework for distributed processing of large data sets. At this event, you'll learn Hadoop fundamentals and how IBM makes open souce Hadoop enterprise ready while making it easier to get real work done! 

Big Data & Analytics Developer Day

October 15, 2014 - 9:00 a.m. ET, Chattanooga, TN (BlueCross BlueShield of TN) | Big Data Developer Days

Join us and participate in an exclusive big data and analytics Developer Day hosted by MarketStreet Solutions and the IBM Big Data team. 

Agenda here: http://www.meetup.com/Big-Data-Developers-in-Atlanta/events/203418982/

IBM Insight 2014

October 26, 2014 to October 30, 2014, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV | Conference

IBM Information On Demand is now Insight 2014!

The name of the conference has changed for a reason: It's no longer just about information; it's what you can do with the information. Insight is the ideal forum to share your experiences and best practices in big data and analytics with more than 13,000 of your peers. Areas of interest will include Information Management, Business Analytics and Enterprise Content Management, plus dozens of business and industry tracks and roadmaps.