Join North East Bytes for our first event of 2014 which also marks Four Fantastic years of our User Group!!!! Thank you for your continued support over the last four years! Following on from the great events that we've had over the last four years, we've lined up another great event for your benefit. We are once again happy to welcome Black Marble's Microsoft MVP and Head of Data Science, Gary Short along with Microsoft MVP Steve Beaumont. Register now, you won't want to miss this opportunity or the cake!
Date: Wednesday 15th January 2014
Hadoop Kickstarter for the Microsoft Platform
This session will provide a kickstarter for Hadoop on the Microsoft platform. It will take the audience from installation, through upload of data and analysis to visualisation of results via PowerBI. It's a must for any developer who is interested to find out how the data science/big data wave is going to impact them and what skills are needed work in this market.
Gary Short is the Head of Data Science for Black Marble and works with: Hadoop, Hive, Pig, MapReduce, Statistics, Predictive Analysis, Computational Linguistics and Social Network Theory
System Center Evolution and Integration
This session will show the evolution of Microsoft’s management tools into what is known today as System Center 2012 R2. How it’s moved from being separate disparate tools into a tightly integrated powerful solution and start delving into some of the areas of how this could help you within your environment such as application monitoring, process automation, deployment and service management.
Steve Beaumont is an ICT professional and Microsoft MVP clocking up over 15 years of experience ranging from low end system building to managing a crack team of enterprise class support specialists to now providing consultancy, designs and solutions for Hybrid Cloud environments via his company PowerONPlatforms.
The event will be hosted in Room 1.02 of Claremont Tower at Newcastle University. For a detailed campus map - http://www.ncl.ac.uk/documents/Campus-Map-Print.pdf