About the Talk
March 30, 2015 9:00 AM
San Francisco, CASan Francisco, CA
“Big Data” is everywhere. The topic is impacting every industry and institution. Big excitement about big data comes from the intersection of dramatic increases in computing power and data storage with growing streams of data coming from almost every person and process on Earth. The pressing question is, how do we best make value of all this data – what should we do with it?
Working with big data effectively depends on understanding the sources of data and the issues in storing and analyzing it: * Where does big data come from? * How do you manage, store, and compute on big data? * What qualifies as “big”?