Webinar: Operational Analytics Using Spark and NoSQL Data Stores

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This webinar is sponsored by:

Basho Technologies

About the Webinar

NoSQL data stores have emerged for scalable capture and real-time analysis of data. Apache Spark and Hadoop provide additional scalable analytics processing. This session looks at these technologies and how they can be used to support operational analytics to improve operational effectiveness. It also looks at an example of how operational analytics can be implemented in NoSQL environments using the Basho Data Platform with Apache Spark:

  • The emergence of NoSQL, Hadoop and Apache Spark
  • NoSQL Use Cases
  • The need for operational analytics
  • Types of operational analysis
  • Key requirements for operational analytics
  • Operational analytics using the Basho Data Platform with Apache Spark.

About the Speakers

Mike Ferguson

Managing Director, Intelligent Business Strategies Limited

Mike Ferguson.jpgMike Ferguson is Managing Director of Intelligent Business Strategies Limited. As an analyst and consultant he specializes in business intelligence, big data, data management, and enterprise business integration. He has over 34 years of IT experience:

  • 26 years in BI and Corporate Performance Management
  • 34 years in Data Management
  • 12 years in Smart Business
  • 5 years in Big Data Analytics (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive, Graph DBMSs, …)

Mike works at board, senior IT levels and detailed technical IT levels on business intelligence/corporate performance management strategy, technology selection, enterprise architecture, business integration, MDM and data integration. He has spoken at events all over the world and written numerous articles. Formerly he was a principal and co-founder of Codd and Date Europe Limited – the inventors of the Relational Model, a Chief Architect at NCR on the Teradata DBMS and European Managing Director of Database Associates. He teaches popular master classes in Big Data, New Technologies for Data Warehousing and BI, Operational BI, Enterprise Data Governance, Master Data Management, Data Integration and Enterprise Architecture.

Manu Marchal

Managing Director Europe, Basho Technologies

Manu Marchal.jpgManaging Director of Basho operations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), Emmanuel “Manu” Marchal has 15 years of experience in big data, sales, operations, product management, and growing high technology businesses. Before joining Basho, he was VP of Sales and Services at Acunu where he built a global sales and services organization to support its emergence as a leader in real-time, big data analytics, and founded Big Data London, one of the largest big data communities in Europe. Marchal also held senior executive management roles at LikeCube (acquired by Time Out), Tideway Systems (acquired by BMC Software), Atos and Schlumberger.


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