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Make Data Work
22–23 May 2017: Training
23–25 May 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Douglas Ashton

Douglas Ashton
Senior Data Scientist, Mango Solutions

Website | @dougashton

Doug Ashton is a senior data scientist at Mango Solutions, where he provides training and consultancy to a range of industries, from government to telecommunications and web retailers. Doug is a proponent of reproducible research and has spoken on such topics as reproducible environments and data analysis in teams.


13:3017:00 Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Big data and the Cloud, Spark & beyond
Location: Capital Suite 9
Level: Intermediate
Douglas Ashton (Mango Solutions), Aimee Gott (Mango Solutions), Mark Sellors (Mango Solutions)
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R is a top contender for statistics and machine learning, but Spark has emerged as the leader for in-memory distributed data analysis. Douglas Ashton, Aimee Gott, and Mark Sellors introduce Spark, cover data manipulation with Spark as a backend to dplyr and machine learning via MLlib, and explore RStudio's sparklyr package, giving you the power of Spark without having to leave your R session. Read more.