Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

Building a modern data architecture

Ben Sharma (Zaloni)
2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 09/28/2016
Location: 1 E 09
Average rating: ****.
(4.23, 13 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explore real-world lessons and best practices for building a scalable data architecture
  • Description

    When building your data stack, the architecture could be your biggest challenge. Yet it could also be the best predictor for success. With so many elements to consider and no proven playbook, where do you begin to assemble best practices for a scalable data architecture? Ben Sharma offers lessons learned from the field to get you started. If you are concerned with building a data architecture that will serve you now and scale for the future, this is a must-attend session.

    Topics include:

    • A recommended data lake reference architecture
    • Considerations for data lake management and operations
    • Considerations for data lake security and governance
    • Metadata management
    • Logical data lakes to enable ground-to-cloud hybrid architectures
    • Self-service data marketplaces for more democratized data access

    This session is sponsored by Zaloni.

    Photo of Ben Sharma

    Ben Sharma


    Ben Sharma is founder and CEO of Zaloni. Ben is a passionate technologist with experience in solutions architecture and service delivery of big data, analytics, and enterprise infrastructure solutions and expertise ranging from development to production deployment in a wide array of technologies, including Hadoop, HBase, databases, virtualization, and storage. Previously, he held technology leadership positions at NetApp, Fujitsu, and others. Ben is the coauthor of Java in Telecommunications and Architecting Data Lakes. He holds two patents.

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    Picture of Arun Boghra
    09/30/2016 12:25pm EDT

    Can you share the slide on Strata website or Zaloni website
    Slideshare is blocked in corp network

    Picture of Ben Sharma
    09/29/2016 3:55pm EDT

    The slides are available in slideshare:

    09/28/2016 11:00am EDT

    Hi, Can you share the powerpoint that was presented in the session?

    09/28/2016 10:14am EDT

    Hi, can you share the link to download.