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IT Community Training: Introduction to Hadoop and Big Data

Friday, May 8, 2015
12:00 AM
2001 LSA

Brock Palen from U-M ARC Technical Services will give an introduction to Hadoop. Learn how to handle BigData and the how these tools can be helpful for IT staff.

Please join us on Friday May 8th from 10:00–11:30am in room 2001 LSA. Brock Palen from U-M ARC Technical Services will give an introduction to Hadoop. Learn how to handle BigData and the how these tools can be helpful for IT staff. SQL for BigData and Spark will also be covered. You should consider attending because Hadoop is increasingly being used across campus for will be useful for structured and unstructured data.

If you want to follow along with hands-on examples, bring a laptop and also request a free account on the campus cluster by filling out the form and in the "Please describe the project" box, put that you need access to Hadoop for the training.

The presentation is at https://github.com/trozamon/hadoop-pres.

This presentation is one in a series of monthly IT Community trainings, see https://knowledgebase.umich.edu/Training. The trainings are free and open to the public, so feel free to forward this message to anyone who may be interested in attending. This is the first training after a year-long hiatus due to a lack of presenters, but we're interested in starting the trainings again. If you have a technical topic that might be of interest to other IT staff at U-M that you would like to present, please let us know.

Note that the presentation will start a minute or two after 10:00 am, not on "Michigan time".

Speaker:
Brock Palen