Tutorials

All confirmed Tutorials for Strata in Barcelona are listed below. Please note: to attend, your registration package must include Tutorials on Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 19

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Location: 120-121
Average rating: ****.
(4.05, 20 ratings)
Communicating Data Clearly describes how to draw clear, concise, accurate graphs that are easier to understand than many of the graphs one sees today. The tutorial emphasizes how to avoid common mistakes that produce confusing or even misleading graphs. Graphs for one, two, three, and many variables are covered as well as general principles for creating effective graphs. Read more.
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Location: 122-123
Mark Grover (Cloudera), Gwen Shapira (Confluent), Ted Malaska (Blizzard), Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera)
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(3.77, 13 ratings)
Are you looking for a deeper understanding of how to integrate components in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem to implement data management and processing solutions? Then this tutorial is for you. We'll provide a clickstream analytics example illustrating how to architect solutions with Apache Hadoop along with providing best practices and recommendations for using Hadoop and related tools. Read more.
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Location: 211
Paco Nathan (O'Reilly Media), Hossein Falaki (Databricks Inc.), Aaron Davidson (Databricks), Sameer Farooqui (Databricks), Alex Sicoe (Elsevier), Olivier Girardot (Lateral Thoughts)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 30 ratings)
Spark Camp: An Introduction to Apache Spark with Hands-on Tutorials. Read more.
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Location: 122-123
Garrett Grolemund (RStudio)
Average rating: ****.
(4.21, 14 ratings)
This tutorial will teach you how to streamline your code and your thinking when doing data science. Analysts often spend over 80% of their time preparing and exploring data sets before they begin more formal analysis work. In this tutorial, I will introduce a set of principles -- and R packages -- that make this work easier and faster. Read more.
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Location: 118-119
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
In a day of thought-provoking presentations and fast-paced panels, we’ll tackle how big data is challenging some of the underlying models of business strategy. Read more.
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Location: 120-121
Sebastian Gutierrez (DashingD3js.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.53, 15 ratings)
D3.js has a very steep learning curve. However, there are three main concepts that, once you get your head around them, will make the climb much easier. Focusing on these three main concepts, we will walk through many examples to teach the fundamental building blocks of D3.js. Read more.