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Turn Hadoop Data into Business Insights: A New Approach for Rapid Exploration and Analysis

Brett Sheppard (Splunk)
Sponsored Rhinelander South

How can business and IT users easily explore, analyze and visualize data in Hadoop? There are alternatives to manually writing jobs or setting up predefined schemas. Learn firsthand how a leading enterprise used Splunk and their Hadoop distribution to empower the organization with new access to Hadoop data. See how they got up and running in under an hour and enabled their developers to start writing big data apps.

This session is sponsored by Splunk

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Brett Sheppard


Brett Sheppard is director of big data product marketing at Splunk Inc. Brett’s career combines roles as a data analyst at Gartner and U.S. Department of Defense and as a product and solution marketer at both large technology vendors and startups. Brett is a certified Hadoop system administrator. Based six years overseas, in Europe and Asia, Brett has enjoyed working onsite across the U.S. and in 35+ countries to help enterprises and public sector accounts evolve their data architectures to manage and benefit from big data.


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