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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
John Akred

John Akred
CTO, Silicon Valley Data Science

Website | @BigDataAnalysis

With over 15 years in advanced analytical applications and architecture, John is dedicated to helping organizations become more data-driven. He combines deep expertise in analytics and data science with business acumen and dynamic engineering leadership.

Sessions

1:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 02/18/2015
Hadoop Platform
Location: 210 C/G
Manu Mukerji (8x8), John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers)
Average rating: ***..
(3.25, 16 ratings)
What are the essential components of a data platform? This tutorial will explain how the various parts of the Hadoop and big data ecosystem fit together in production to create a data platform supporting batch, interactive and realtime analytical workloads. Read more.
11:30am–12:10pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Ask Us Anything
Location: 211 B
Manu Mukerji (8x8), John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers), Tatsiana Maskalevich (Stitch Fix), Harrison Mebane (Silicon Valley Data Science)
What does successful big data and data science really look like? As consultants out in the field, we've learned a lot of lessons and have great stories to tell about success, failure, and how to negotiate a path through a fast-moving technology landscape. Read more.