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March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Schedule: Emerging Technologies sessions

2:40pm3:20pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Location: 212 A-B Level: Non-technical
Michael Dauber (Amplify Partners), Jacob Flomenberg (Accel), Sarah Catanzaro (Amplify Partners), Rama Sekhar (Norwest Venture Partners), Cack Wilhelm (Scale Venture Partners)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 3 ratings)
In a panel discussion, top-tier VCs look over the horizon and consider the big trends in big data, explaining what they think the field will look like a few years (or more) down the road. Read more.
1:50pm2:30pm Thursday, March 16, 2017
Location: LL20 D Level: Advanced
Secondary topics:  Architecture
Julien Le Dem (WeWork), Jacques Nadeau (Dremio)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
In pursuit of speed, big data is evolving toward columnar execution. The solid foundation laid by Arrow and Parquet for a shared columnar representation across the ecosystem promises a great future. Julien Le Dem and Jacques Nadeau discuss the future of columnar and the hardware trends it takes advantage of, such as RDMA, SSDs, and nonvolatile memory. Read more.