Meetups

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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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/