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Make Data Work
Dec 4–5, 2017: Training
Dec 5–7, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
Singapore
Ted Malaska

Ted Malaska
Group Technical Architect, Blizzard Entertainment

@TedMalaska

Ted Malaska is a group technical architect on the Battle.net team at Blizzard, helping support great titles like World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and HearthStone. Previously, Ted was a principal solutions architect at Cloudera, helping clients find success with the Hadoop ecosystem, and a lead architect at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He has also contributed code to Apache Flume, Apache Avro, Apache Yarn, Apache HDFS, Apache Spark, Apache Sqoop, and many more. Ted is a coauthor of Hadoop Application Architectures, a frequent speaker at many conferences, and a frequent blogger on data architectures.

Sessions

11:00am11:30am Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Becoming a data-centric company
Location: 323 Level: Beginner
Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera), Ted Malaska (Blizzard Entertainment)
Recent years have seen dramatic advancements in the technologies available for managing and processing data. While these technologies provide powerful tools to build data applications, they also require new skills. Ted Malaska and Jonathan Seidman explain how to evaluate these new technologies and build teams to effectively leverage these technologies and achieve ROI with your data initiatives. Read more.
1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Data engineering and architecture
Location: 308/309 Level: Intermediate
Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera), Ted Malaska (Blizzard Entertainment)
Using Customer 360 and the IoT as examples, Jonathan Seidman and Ted Malaska explain how to architect a modern, real-time big data platform leveraging recent advancements in the open source software world, using components like Kafka, Impala, Kudu, Spark Streaming, and Spark SQL with Hadoop to enable new forms of data processing and analytics. Read more.
11:15am11:55am Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Data engineering and architecture
Location: 308/309 Level: Intermediate
Ted Malaska (Blizzard Entertainment)
Ted Malaska shares the top five mistakes that no one talks about when you start writing your streaming app along with the practices you'll inevitably need to learn along the way. Read more.