6 - 6:30 : Meet and Greet (Beer and Pizza time)
6:30 - 7:15 : "Map/Reduce and Pig over Cassandra"
Jeremy Hanna @jeromatron - Jeremy works at Rackspace as a Cassandra contributor and will be presenting and demonstrating how one can write Map/Reduce and Pig Jobs to run over the Cassandra data store. This is a new and extremely interesting feature in Cassandra.
7:15 - 8:00 : "Apache Pig - Overview and social network analysis scenario"
Jacob Perkins @TheDataChef - Jacob works at InfoChimps as a Data Chef, analyzing, slicing and dicing data sets into useful information. Jacob will provide an overview of how Pig works and the functions available, ending with an example of how to use it to do social network analysis.
I look forward to seeing you all there.
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Located in the business tower of the Omni Hotel at 7th and Brazos
Thanks to OtherInbox for sponsoring the awesome down town location !