Strata Conference News & Coverage

Euro Tech News: O'Reilly Strata conference comes to London


Now O'Reilly Media (known for its technology books) is bringing its Strata conference to London this fall (October 1st and 2nd). Registrations will open in June. There's still a couple of days left to submit a proposal for the ...

Silicon Valley's new buzzword - KGO-TV

KGO-TVSilicon Valley's new buzzwordKGO-TVFor the first time, Big Data has its own convention, the Strata conference, inaugurated by O'Reilly Media of Sebastopol -- where Edd Dumbill's job is to stay in front of this trend. "For a lot of people," he s ...

Strata 2012 Musings

Information Management03/06/12

Strata Santa Clara 2012, the “leading event for the people and technology driving the data revolution,” was an even bigger deal than Santa Clara 2011, which was a significant hit for a 1.0 conference. There were almost 2,500 registrants in 2012 taxing facilities of the convention center compared to 1,400 or so last year....

Can Big Data Replace Domain Expertise?


One of the recurring themes last week at the O'Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara was the idea that skill with machine learning and analytics could trump domain expertise in getting results....

Big Data's Grassroots Revolution - New York Times (blog)

Big Data's Grassroots RevolutionNew York Times (blog)By QUENTIN HARDY | March 2, 2012, 4:15 pm The Big Data revolution may be raising more questions than it is answering. Who owns my behavior? Where does my government begin and end? Should I be able ...

Data vs. models at the Strata Conference - CNET

The GuardianData vs. models at the Strata ConferenceCNETThat this week's O'Reilly Strata data conference was sold out says a lot about this corner of tech. It's hot. Like cloud computing, big data is all the rage, even if, like cloud computing, it's ...

The People of the Petabyte - Forbes

The People of the PetabyteForbesI've spent much of my first couple of days at Strata idly observing them (and wondering whether I am one of them), and speculating about the various species in the data scene (people-watching is how you stay awake betw ...

Microsoft Furthering Open Source Hadoop Interoperability With Windows -

Microsoft Furthering Open Source Hadoop Interoperability With WindowsRedmondmag.comThe details were described on Wednesday by David Campbell, a Microsoft technical fellow, at the Strata Conference in Santa Clara, Calif. Hadoop is an open source MapRe ...

VMware Arms Java Devs With Spring Hadoop for Big Data Apps


VMware launches Spring Hadoop, an integration of the Spring Framework and Apache Hadoop that makes it easier for enterprise Java to build big data apps with Hadoop.

Data-mining: A gold mine for Guardian readers « Knight Garage


EDITOR'S NOTE: Teresa Bouza, a senior correspondent for Spain's EFE News Services, interviews Guardian data guru Simon Rogers at the O'Reilly Strata Conference in Santa Clara, Calif., this week. As a 2012 John S.

Data Illumination: Visualizing Strata Conference Tweets as Word ...


Visualizing Strata Conference Tweets as Word Cloud using R. So, O'Reilly Strata Conference just ended and Tim O'Reilly is saying "data science is the new black" on Twitter. The conference had big sponsors like big storage ...

Strata: Mixing the Social Data Cocktail | Techme101


... shoplifters tend to brag about it in social media? Chris Moody, CEO of Gnip talked about exploring social data and the real-world use cases for some of that data at the Strata Conference. Source: ReadWriteWeb Read More ...

Big Data Back in the Big Apple--O'Reilly Strata Conference Returns to NYC

O'Reilly News03/01/12

Sebastopol, CA, March 1, 2012—O'Reilly's Strata Conference brings big data back to the Big Apple for its second year October 23-25, 2012, at the Hilton New York. Co-presented with Cloudera and joining forces with Hadoop World, Strata New York explores the changes brought to technology and business by big data, data science, and pervasive computing. Chairs Edd Dumbill and Alistair Croll have opened the call for proposals.N...

Strata 2012: Big Data is Bigger than Ever!


I spent the last three days at the O'Reilly Strata Conference, an assembly of two thousand people focused on data science and its applications. While I'm wary of industry conferences from attending vendor-fests in my past life ...

Microsoft, Hortonworks to Link Excel and Hadoop - PCWorld

Microsoft, Hortonworks to Link Excel and HadoopPCWorld"What makes this announcement significant is that Microsoft is opening up Apache Hadoop to literally millions of new users," said Hortonworks CTO Eric Baldeschwieler. "There are many more millions ...

Supersize me: Hadoop upgrade will handle even bigger data


With a planned upgrade to its Hadoop distributed data processing technology, the Apache Software Foundation intends for the platform to run across much larger clusters and take on larger workloads, an Apache official said Thursday....

A Data Scientist You’ve Never Heard of Is Now the Master of Your Domain

Andrew McAfee's Blog03/02/12

You’d imagine that Allstate is pretty good by now at predicting which kinds of cars are most likely to get into accidents, wouldn’t you? After all, this is kind of what they do for a living, and they’ve got over 80 years of experience doing it. They also employ a lot of people to build mathematical models that predict accident rates, and to refine these models over time....

Strata Conference 2012 Roundup - Information Management Online ...


Microsoft, Talend announce big data pairings; new releases from Calpont and Cray on second day of Strata Conference.

Microsoft, Hortonworks Expand Hadoop Partnership - InformationWeek

GigaOmMicrosoft, Hortonworks Expand Hadoop PartnershipInformationWeekODBC driver for Hive will enable Microsoft Excel and PowerPivot for Excel users to explore Hadoop data. By Doug Henschen InformationWeek Microsoft and Hortonworks announced Tuesday ...

Strata Conference Mini Maker Faire: Robots and the Data Crush ...


I wanted to share some big news for EMC Support Forums. On December 23rd we launched the ...» SILICONANGLE PHOTOS. siliconANGLE » Strata Conference Mini Maker Faire: Robots and the Data Crush [Video] ...

VMware Helps Java Developers Handle Big Data With Spring Hadoop

VMware's Spring Hadoop targets enterprise Java developers who want to create Big Data analysis applications.

Strata Conference Day 1: Data Mining and Predictive Models ...


Aside from big data talk, Strata Conference is also a hub for product launches. To start, we have the Cloudera University announcement. Their Shared Learning Collaborative, an effort to make data work for students, received ...

Strata Conference Day 2: Making Use of the Web's Pool of Data ...


Strata Conference 2012 is all about big data, a term that has gotten considerably bigger since last year, thanks to a market-wide shift and companies like Cloudera, HortonWorks and MapR. Yesterday we covered Day 1, ...

Strata: Mixing the Social Data Cocktail - ReadWriteWeb

Strata: Mixing the Social Data CocktailReadWriteWebChris Moody, CEO of Gnip talked about exploring social data and the real-world use cases for some of that data at the Strata Conference. Gnip is a major provider of social media data. It has deals wi ...

The Wild West of Big Data -

ZDNetThe Wild West of Big DataITworld.comBy Brian Proffitt, ITworld | Big Data/Hadoop, Zettatag 2 comments It is very easy to compare the atmosphere of this year's Strata Conference and the big data ecosystem to the atmosphere of the Linux and open s ...

Strata Conference speaker reveals three traits of a data-driven CEO - Search SAP

Strata Conference speaker reveals three traits of a data-driven CEOSearch SAPSANTA CLARA — CEOs across all industries need to develop skills in three key areas to be successful in the age of “big data,” according to one consultant who spoke this week ...

Strata Conference 2012: The End of Big Data Hype?


Last year, I was slated to attend the first O'Reilly Strata Conference, but the 2011 Snowpocalypse intervened and said "no flights for you, St. Louis." Not only did I miss the inaugural Strata Conference, but it seems like I missed ...

Workforce Instrumentation - Tracking Employees in Real-Time ...


I met the company CEO, Josh Gold, at the O'Reilly Strata conference on big data that is happening this week in Santa Clara. Josh made a presentation on the product and services his company offers and we talked afterward.

Do We Have The Tools We Need to Navigate The New World of ...


Today, with the launch of the 2012 Strata Conference, the SQL Server Data Platform Insider blog is featuring a guest post from Dave Campbell, Microsoft Technical Fellow in Microsoft's Server and Tools Business.

Strata 2012: who goes to a conference about #data? Mapped - Plidd ...


Strata 2012: who goes to a conference about #data? Mapped. By Simon Rogers | Published: February 28, 2012. Strata in Santa Clara, California has gathered over 2000 developers, journalists and data scientists in one place. See where they ...

Three New Tools Bring Machine Learning Insights to the Masses


Over the past few years, machine learning has quickly become the "secret sauce" of large-scale web sites. Machine learning systems have historically been hand-crafted by the small armies ...

What to Expect from Strata's Big Data Event: Data for Today ...


Tomorrow is going to be a big day for Big Data as the 2012 O'Reilly Strata Conference kicks off. With a growing influence in computing and connectivity, Strata extends media access to new tools and technologies looking to ...

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  • EMC
  • Microsoft
  • HPCC Systems™ from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions
  • MarkLogic
  • Shared Learning Collaborative
  • Cloudera
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Pentaho
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • Teradata Aster
  • VMware
  • IBM
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • 1010data
  • 10gen
  • Acxiom
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Calpont
  • Cisco
  • Couchbase
  • Cray
  • Datameer
  • DataSift
  • DataStax
  • Esri
  • Facebook
  • Feedzai
  • Hadapt
  • Hortonworks
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • Lucid Imagination
  • MapR Technologies
  • Pervasive
  • Platform Computing
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Scaleout Software
  • Skytree, Inc.
  • Splunk
  • Tableau Software
  • Talend

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