Solving Big Data Problems with the Open Source HPCC Systems Platform
HPCC (High Performance Computing Cluster) is an open source massive parallel-processing computing platform that solves Big Data problems. An overview of the HPCC Systems architecture and its major components including Thor, Roxie and ECL will be presented along with how this platform compares to other big data technologies like Hadoop. System requirements covering the supported Linux distributions will be reviewed. Also included will be a demo of how this platform can integrate with other open source tools like Pentaho Spoon/Kettle and R for powerful data ETL capabilities.
6:30 – 7:00 – Welcome Reception / Meet & Greet
7:00 – 7:05 – Introduction and announcements
7:05 – 8:20 – Presentation, Demo and Q&A
8:20 – 8:30 – Open discussion & Kindle raffle
About the Speaker
Flavio Villanustre is the Vice-President of Technology Architecture and Product. In this position, Flavio is responsible for overall platform architecture strategy and new product development.
Prior to 2001, Flavio served in a variety of roles at different companies including Infrastructure, Information Security and Information Technology. In addition to this, Villanustre has been involved with the Open source community for over 15 years through multiple initiatives. Some of these include founding the first Linux User Group in Buenos Aires (BALUG) in 1994, releasing several pieces of software under different Open source licenses, and evangelizing Open source to different audiences through conferences, training and education. He is a frequent speaker in the areas of data-intensive computing and machine learning, and has coauthored papers on parallel and data-intensive computing. In a prior life, Flavio was a neurosurgeon.
About HPCC Systems®
HPCC Systems® (www.hpccsystems.com) from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions offers a proven, data-intensive supercomputing platform designed for the enterprise to process and solve Big Data analytical problems. As an alternative to legacy technology, HPCC Systems offers a consistent data-centric programming language, two processing platforms and a single, complete end-to-end architecture for efficient processing. Connect with us on Twitter (@hpccsystems), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/hpccsystems) and LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/hpcc-systems).