Lunch seminar @ULB: “When R meets the Hadoop and Spark ecosystem”

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ULB Machine Learning Group (MLG)

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Title: “When R meets the Hadoop and Spark ecosystem”

by: Eric Charles,  Datalayer

When:

23 june 2014 at 12:00 (until 13:00)

Where:

Université Libre de Bruxelles,

Campus de la Plaine (http://www.ulb.ac.be/campus/plaine/plan.html)

Département d’Informatique

2NO8.08 (Rotule Room), 8th floor, NO Building (http://www.ulb.ac.be/campus/plaine/plan-NO.html)

Boulevard du Triomphe – CP212

1050 Bruxelles

Abstract:

Corporates are beginning to extract business value from their Big Data based on open source solutions such as Hadoop and Spark. R and its academic ecosystem is also needed as basis and first step to model the cases. This technical solutions and unexplored areas will described (how can we distribute at scale a standalone R model) and we will give a few real-life examples based on the projects done at Datalayer implemented at Belgian companies.

 

Bio: Eric CHARLES is the founder of DATALAYER that provides in Belgium development services based on the HADOOP and SPARK ecosystem. He worked in London on BIG DATA projects. Eric is also APACHE Member and Committer. You can contact him via email (eric@datalayer.io) or on Twitter (@echarles).

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