Kevin Beyer
Principal Architect, Platfora

Kevin Beyer is the Principal Architect at Platfora with 20 years of experience in building database systems. As a Research Staff Member at IBM, he created Jaql, a scripting language for large-scale, semi-structured data processing on Hadoop. Prior to the Jaql project, he added XML indexing support to IBM DB2. His Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Wisconsin focused on analytical query processing.

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Hadoop: Tools & Technology, Grand East (NY Hilton)
Ben Werther (Platfora), Kevin Beyer (Platfora)
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With traditional ETL (extract-transform-load) you need to decide how you want to transform and store the data before it arrives. Hadoop allows a much more agile pipeline – store the raw data, add a little metadata, and iteratively pull from it at whatever level of detail is needed right now by the application. We'll explore this approach and show you how you can start using it today Read more.
Office Hour, Rhinelander North (Table A)
Kevin Beyer (Platfora), Ben Werther (Platfora)
Ben Werther, Founder and CEO, Platfora & Kevin Beyer, Principal Architect, Platfora Read more.

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