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Big Data: The Tools That Work

At Big Data Expo, ServerCentral CTO Avi Freedman will cover the leading Big Data tools & the problems they’re designed to solve

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In the past 10 years, numerous solutions have been developed to deal with limitations in the leading relational databases. But knowing which offering works best per use case can be difficult to decipher.

In his session at 5th Big Data Expo, Avi Freedman, CTO of ServerCentral, will cover:

  • The leading Big Data tools (like NoSQL, NewSQL, document database, graph database, MapReduce, and key-value stores)
  • The problems they're designed to solve
  • Ways to use them with applications
  • "Gotchas" to consider
  • What to ask vendors

Avi's usual recommendation for Hadoop-type jobs is the MapR distribution. He have found that MapR is similarly priced but offers higher performance and a native NFS interface to Hadoop that can perform at hundreds of gigabits at scale, utilize 24 to 90 disks (depending on CPU and RAM), and allow basic Unix tools to be used for analyzing subsets of data in a more ad-hoc fashion. At the end of his session, Avi will make recommendations based on common use cases, data back ends, and application requirements.

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Speaker Bio:
Avi Freedman, CTO of ServerCentral, leads the definition, sales, and engineering of ServerCentral's cloud and VMware platforms. He specializes in helping organizations around the world translate business requirements into technology infrastructures that equally benefit the business and IT. Prior to joining ServerCentral, Avi founded the first ISP in Philadelphia. He was previously recognized as Distinguished Engineer and Chief Network Scientist for Akamai, and was featured in Forbes Magazine in 1995. View Avi on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/pub/avi-freedman/0/135/200

A Rock Star Faculty, Top Keynotes, Sessions, and Top Delegates!
Big Data Expo 2014 New York, June 10-12, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading Big Data industry players in the world.

The growth and success of Big Data will be on display at the upcoming Big Data Expo conference and exhibition in New York City, New York, June 10-12, 2014.

All main layers of the Big Data ecosystem will be represented at the 5th International Big Data Expo - the infrastructure players, the platform providers, and those offering applications, and they'll all be here to speak, sponsor, exhibit and network.

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Big Data Expo 2014 New York "show prospectus" has shipped. Sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez by email at events (at) sys-con.com, or by phone 201 802-3021.

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