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July 21st: How to Successfully Adopt Hadoop and Spark + Networking Event

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ATTENTION ALL BI/DW AND ANALYTICS PROFESSIONALS
Dear Minneapolis BI/DW and Analytics Professionals,
We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming TDWI Minneapolis Chapter meeting on July 21st, 2016. Come meet other local professionals, swap business cards, share ideas, and exchange career advice while listening to quality presentations in a vendor-neutral setting, which is the hallmark of TDWI education. Our speakers will be DW/BI end-users reporting on their success and lessons learned implementing various BI tools or projects. Please see our detailed meeting agenda below.

When:

July 21st, 2016, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Where:

 

Braemar Golf Course Clubhouse
6364 John Harris Drive
Edina, MN 55439

Topic:

“How to Successfully Adopt Hadoop and Spark”

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Agenda:

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Networking and Registration

3:30 – 3:35 pm

Introductions and Chapter Business

 3:35 – 4:15 pm

Presentation: “How to Successfully Adopt Hadoop and Spark” by Mac Noland of phData

 

Abstract
Mac Noland will share tips and examples for how companies can sustainably implement and leverage Hadoop and Spark deployments.  Mac will cover administration, architecture, development and support best practices, along with guidance on how to start your first big data project.

4:15 – 6:00 pm

Networking

 

Appetizers and bar (drink tickets distributed at sign in)
Putting competition (for golfers and non-golfers… gift card prizes!)

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Space is limited so sign up early!

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Bios of Presenter

Bio:
Mac Noland

Mac Noland is a Solution Architect for phData, a Twin Cities services firm, focused on Hadoop. Mac has spent the last 19 years working as a software engineer and architect for a variety of projects in the legal, accounting, risk and most recently, medical device industries. When away from work, he spends his time shepherding two boys to various sports, fishing, camps, cabins, etc., along with doing whatever his understanding wife asks

 

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