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Make Data Work
31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK
Jim Scott

Jim Scott
Director, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture, MapR Technologies

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Jim Scott is the director of enterprise strategy and architecture at MapR Technologies. He is passionate about building combined big data and blockchain solutions. Over his career, Jim has held positions running operations, engineering, architecture, and QA teams in the financial services, regulatory, digital advertising, IoT, manufacturing, healthcare, chemicals, and geographical management systems industries. Jim has built systems that handle more than 50 billion transactions per day, and his work with high-throughput computing at Dow Chemical was a precursor to more standardized big data concepts like Hadoop. Jim is also the cofounder of the Chicago Hadoop Users Group (CHUG).

Sessions

17:25–18:05 Thursday, 2/06/2016
IoT & real-time
Location: Capital Suite 14 Level: Intermediate
Jim Scott (MapR Technologies)
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Application messaging isn’t new. Solutions like message queues have been around for a long time, but newer solutions like Kafka have emerged as high-performance, high-scalability alternatives that integrate well with Hadoop. Should distributed messaging systems like Kafka be considered replacements for legacy technologies? Jim Scott answers that question by delving into architectural trade-offs. Read more.