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Make Data Work
December 1–3, 2015 • Singapore
Gwen Shapira

Gwen Shapira
System Architect, Confluent

Website | @gwenshap

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


9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, 12/01/2015
Hadoop Platform
Location: 321-322 Level: Intermediate
Gwen Shapira (Confluent), Ted Malaska (Capital One), Mark Grover (Lyft), Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera)
Average rating: ****.
(4.16, 19 ratings)
Looking for a deeper understanding of how to architect real-time data processing solutions? This tutorial will provide this understanding using a real-world example of a fraud detection system. We’ll use this 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.
2:20pm–3:00pm Wednesday, 12/02/2015
Hadoop & Beyond
Location: 328-329 Level: Intermediate
Gwen Shapira (Confluent)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 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.
3:10pm–3:50pm Wednesday, 12/02/2015
Office Hours
Location: Table B (Office Hours)
Gwen Shapira (Confluent)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 1 rating)
11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 12/03/2015
Location: AMA Thursday (O'Reilly Booth)
Mark Grover (Lyft), Ted Malaska (Capital One), Gwen Shapira (Confluent), Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera)
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.