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Richard Williamson

Richard Williamson
Principal Engineer, Silicon Valley Data Science


Richard has been at the cutting edge of big data since its inception, leading multiple efforts to build multi-petabyte Hadoop platforms, maximizing business value by combining data science with big data. He has extensive experience creating advanced analytic systems using data warehousing and data mining technologies


Hadoop and Beyond
Ballroom F
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Tuesday.
John Akred (Silicon Valley Data Science), Richard Williamson (Silicon Valley Data Science), Stephen O'Sullivan (Data Whisperers)
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(3.27, 22 ratings)
3-Hours: What are the essential components of a data platform? This tutorial will explain how the various parts of the Hadoop and big data ecosystem fit together in production to create a data platform supporting batch, interactive and realtime analytical workloads. Read more.
Office Hour
Table B
Richard Williamson (Silicon Valley Data Science)
Working with Hadoop? Richard has built multiple Hadoop platforms and has worked on many existing Hadoop deployments. Meet with him to learn about the Hadoop pitfalls he’s encountered and how you can avoid them. Understand how to articulate the value of investing in scalable data platforms, and learn how to use MADlib on Impala. Read more.