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Make Data Work
March 28–29, 2016: Training
March 29–31, 2016: Conference
San Jose, CA
Silvia Oliveros

Silvia Oliveros
Data Engineer, Silicon Valley Data Science

Website | @soliverost

Silvia Oliveros is a data engineer at Silicon Valley Data Science, where she helps clients explore and analyze their data. Silvia has a background in computer engineering and visual analytics and is interested in building and optimizing the infrastructure and data pipelines used to gather insights from various datasets.


1:50pm–2:30pm Thursday, 03/31/2016
Silvia Oliveros (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers)
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You have your Hadoop cluster, and you are ready to fill it up with data. But wait! Which format should you use to store your data? Should you store it in plain text, SequenceFile, Avro, or Parquet? (And should you compress it?) Silvia Oliveros and Stephen O'Sullivan cover the hows, whys, and whens of choosing one format over another and take a closer look at some of the tradeoffs each offers. Read more.