Entries from March 2013 ↓

Forthcoming webinar: Searching for Value in Big Data

On March 14th at 10:00am PT I’ll be taking part in a webinar in association with LucidWorks on the role search has to play in big data.

I’ll be joined by Grant Ingersoll, Chief Technology Officer for LucidWorks, who will provide a brief overview of LucidWorks Big Data, a development platform designed specifically for building these new applications.

Also presenting will be Tony Jewitt, Vice President of Big Data Solutions for Avalon Consulting LLC, who will demonstrate how Avalon’s Unified Search and Analytics platform leverages the LucidWorks Big Data platform to discover and analyze data maintained in Hadoop.

Between us we’ll also be discussing:

  • How Big Data is changing the database landscape
  • Total data – new approaches to accessing and analyzing data
  • Search and analytics – two sides of the same coin
  • The role that search plays in discovering new insights and generating value

For more details, and to register, go to http://programs.lucidworks.com/451Group032013_signuppage.html

Forthcoming webinar: Security and Manageability: Key Criteria In Selecting Enterprise-Grade Big Data Stacks

I’m taking part in a webinar on Wednesday, March 13 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET with DataStax. The focus of the webinar is Security and Manageability: Key Criteria In Selecting Enterprise-Grade Big Data Stacks.

I’ll be joined by will feature DataStax CEO, Billy Bosworth and Hallo CTO, Adrian Rodriguez. Between us we will explain the importance of security and visual management tools when selecting a big data stack, and discuss how DSE 3.0 addresses these two key criteria.

Additionally, attendees receive a chance to win free passes to Cassandra training. For full details and to register, go to http://learn.datastax.com/DSE3launch.html