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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY

A comprehensive, enterprise-grade, open Hadoop solution from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise)

Bob Patterson (Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE))
2:05pm2:45pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Location: 1E 17

What you'll learn

  • Explore Hewlett Packard Enterprise's enterprise-grade Hadoop solution


As Hadoop grows in complexity, it demands infrastructure elasticity and ease of management. Bob Patterson offers an overview of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s enterprise-grade Hadoop solution, which has everything you need to accelerate your big data journey: innovative hardware architectures for diverse workloads certified for all leading distros, infrastructure software, services from HPE and partners, and add-ons like object storage. Join in to discover why HPE is one of the world’s leading Hadoop solution suppliers.

This session is sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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Bob Patterson

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

Bob Patterson is a certified master IT architect and chief strategist at HPE, where he focuses on enterprise data, analytics, and the internet of things. As a member of HPE’s strategic solutions architecture (SSA) team, Bob works with customers, industries, account teams, partners, and HPE product and services teams to drive opportunities, activities, and initiatives around data analytics and business intelligence. Previously, Bob spent 20 years as a systems engineer, consultant, IT specialist, and certified senior IT architect at IBM, where he was responsible for the design, development, and implementation of global solutions for IBM customers. He was also a member of the IBM Global Technology Services Architecture Board responsible for designing reference architectures for server consolidation and virtualization, infrastructure interoperability, and cloud computing. Bob currently guest lectures for the School of Engineering at Robert Morris University and volunteers for several nonprofit organizations. He has two patents in cloud implementation. Bob holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and MS degrees in computer information systems and telecommunications from the University of Denver; he also holds professional certifications in ITIL and HPE’s ExpertOne Planning and Design of Business Critical Systems.