Data science using Big R for in-Hadoop analytics

October 26, 2014 - 2:00 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV – Delano Hotel – Sienna C | Meetups

This Meetup introduces Big R: the end-to-end integration of R into IBM InfoSphere BigInsights. Big R allows R users to seamlessly access and manipulate big data using R's familiar programming syntax and paradigm. In this Meetup, you'll learn how to perform tasks such as data exploration, transformation, statistical analysis, modeling and visualization at scale without resorting to map/reduce constructs or unfamiliar scripting languages.

Big SQL 3.0: SQL on Hadoop without compromise

October 27, 2014 - 3:00 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV – Delano Hotel – Sienna C | Meetups

Big SQL opened Hadoop data to SQL access, relational database optimizations and runtime performance. The next version of Big SQL represents a quantum leap in SQL support and performance, by applying decades of IBM research in optimization and query runtime technology toward the efficient execution of SQL on Hadoop. In this presentation, you learn about the architecture of this next generation Big SQL offering and key performance aspects.

The Internet of Things and geospatial analytics powered by InfoSphere Streams

October 28, 2014 - 3:00 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV – Delano Hotel – Sienna C | Meetups

Join us and learn about the Internet of Things and applying real-time geospatial analysis to mobile data, powered by IBM InfoSphere Streams. Learn how the Geospatial and Messaging toolkits enable significant business scenarios for connected car and other mobile sensor data. 

Getting started with Hadoop on the cloud

October 29, 2014 - 4:00 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV – Delano Hotel – Sienna C | Meetups

Hadoop and cloud are an almost perfect marriage. Hadoop is a distributed computing framework that leverages a cluster built on commodity hardware. The cloud simplifies provisioning of machines and software. Getting started with Hadoop on the cloud makes it simple to provision your environment quickly and actually get started using Hadoop. IBM Bluemix has democratized Hadoop for the masses! This session will provide a brief introduction to what Hadoop is, how cloud works and will then focus on how to get started.

Dev After Dark: Hosted by Cloudant

October 29, 2014 - 5:30 p.m. PT, Las Vegas, NV | Meetups

Join Cloudant for a casual drinkup! Chat data, play with the Oculus Rift and the Muse, demo Cloudant's DBaaS, geek out with our experts, have a beer on us and pick up an exclusive meetup t-shirt.

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