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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Gwen Shapira

Gwen Shapira
System Architect, Confluent

Website | @gwenshap

Gwen Shapira is a system architect at Confluent, where she helps customers achieve success with their Apache Kafka implementations. She has 15 years of experience working with code and customers to build scalable data architectures, integrating relational and big data technologies. Gwen currently specializes in building real-time reliable data processing pipelines using Apache Kafka. Gwen is an Oracle Ace Director, the coauthor of Hadoop Application Architectures, and a frequent presenter at industry conferences. She is also a committer on Apache Kafka and Apache Sqoop. When Gwen isn’t coding or building data pipelines, you can find her pedaling her bike, exploring the roads and trails of California and beyond.

Sessions

9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Hadoop Internals & Development
Location: 3D 02/11 Level: Intermediate
Gwen Shapira (Confluent), Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera), Ted Malaska (Capital One), Mark Grover (Lyft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.72, 29 ratings)
Looking for a deeper understanding of how to architect real-time data processing solutions? Then this tutorial is for you. In Part 1 of "Architecture Day," We will build a fraud-detection system, and use it as an example to discuss considerations for building such a system; how you’d integrate various technologies; and why those choices make sense for the use case in question. Read more.
11:20am–12:00pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
IoT & Real-time
Location: 3D 02/11 Level: Intermediate
Gwen Shapira (Confluent), Jeff Holoman (Cloudera)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 21 ratings)
Kafka provides the low latency, high throughput, high availability, and scale that financial services firms require. But can it also provide complete reliability? In this session, we will go over everything that happens to a message - from producer to consumer, and pinpoint all the places where data can be lost - if you are not careful. Read more.
11:20am–12:00pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Ask Me Anything
Location: 3D 05/08 Level: Advanced
Gwen Shapira (Confluent), Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera), Ted Malaska (Capital One), Mark Grover (Lyft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 6 ratings)
Join the authors of Hadoop Application Architectures for an open Q/A session on considerations and recommendations for architecture and design of applications using Hadoop. Talk to us about your use-case and its big data architecture, or just come to listen in. Read more.