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September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY
Ted Dunning

Ted Dunning
Chief Application Architect, MapR

Website | @ted_dunning

Ted Dunning is chief application architect at MapR. He’s also a board member for the Apache Software Foundation, a PMC member and committer of the Apache Mahout, Apache Zookeeper, and Apache Drill projects, and a mentor for various incubator projects. Ted has years of experience with machine learning and other big data solutions across a range of sectors. He has contributed to clustering, classification, and matrix decomposition algorithms in Mahout and to the new Mahout Math library and designed the t-digest algorithm used in several open source projects and by a variety of companies. Previously, Ted was chief architect behind the MusicMatch (now Yahoo Music) and Veoh recommendation systems and built fraud-detection systems for ID Analytics (LifeLock). Ted has coauthored a number of books on big data topics, including several published by O’Reilly related to machine learning, and has 24 issued patents to date plus a dozen pending. He holds a PhD in computing science from the University of Sheffield. When he’s not doing data science, he plays guitar and mandolin. He also bought the beer at the first Hadoop user group meeting.

Sessions

9:25am–9:35am Wednesday, 09/12/2018
Location: 3E
Ted Dunning (MapR)
Average rating: **...
(2.79, 19 ratings)
There’s real value in big data and more waiting when you add real-time, but to get the payoff, you need successful deployments of your AI and data-intensive applications. You need to be ready with your current applications in production but must have an architecture and infrastructure that are ready for the next ones as well. Ted Dunning explores how others have fared in this journey. Read more.
11:20am–12:00pm Thursday, 09/13/2018
Location: 1A 23/24 Level: Advanced
Ted Dunning (MapR)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
Stateful containers are a well-known anti-pattern, but the standard solution—managing state in a separate storage tier—is costly and complex. Recent developments have changed things dramatically for the better. In particular, you can now manage a high-performance software-defined-storage tier entirely in Kubernetes. Ted Dunning describes what's new and how it makes big data easier on Kubernetes. Read more.