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

Fergal Toomey
Chief Scientist and Cofounder, Corvil


Fergal Toomey is a specialist in network data analytics and a founder of Corvil, where he has been intensively involved in developing key product innovations directly applicable to managing IT system performance. Fergal has been involved in the design and development of innovative measurement and analysis algorithms for the past 12 years. Previously, he was an assistant professor at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, where he was a member of the Applied Probability Group, which also included Raymond Russell, Corvil’s CTO. Fergal holds an MSc in physics and a PhD in applied probability theory, both from Trinity College, Dublin.


14:05–14:45 Thursday, 2/06/2016
Hadoop use cases
Location: Capital Suite 10/11 Level: Intermediate
Fergal Toomey (Corvil), Pierre Lacave (Corvil Ltd.)
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Fergal Toomey and Pierre Lacave demonstrate how to effectively use Spark and Hadoop to reliably analyze data in high-speed trading environments across multiple machines in real time. Read more.