Spark + AI Summit 2019 Product Announcements and Recap. Watch the keynote recordings today!

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Spark + AI Summit 2019, the world’s largest data and machine learning conference for the Apache Spark™ Community, brought nearly 5000 data scientists, engineers, and business leaders to San Francisco’s Moscone Center to find out what’s coming next. Watch the keynote recordings today and learn more about the latest product announcements for Apache Spark, MLflow, […]

A Guide to MLflow Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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In less than a year, MLflow has reached almost 500K monthly downloads, and gathered over 80 code contributors and 40 contributing organizations, confirming the need for an open source approach to help standardize the machine learning lifecycle across tools, teams, and processes. We are thrilled to host some of our key contributors and customers next […]

A Guide to Innovative Retail Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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The retail industry has been leading the pack in harnessing the power of big data and AI to drive customer engagement. By analyzing customer data and purchasing behavior, retail companies can leverage the latest machine learning technologies to deepen customer insights and deliver tailored shopping experiences that captivate customers across every channel. Spark + AI […]

A Guide to Healthcare and Life Sciences Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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Data and AI are ushering in a new era of precision medicine. The scale of the cloud, combined with advancements in machine learning, are enabling healthcare and life sciences organizations to use their mountains of data—such as electronic health records, genomics, real-world evidence, claims, and more—to drive innovation across the entire ecosystem, from accelerating drug […]

A Guide to Financial Services Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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The financial services industry is transforming rapidly. Customers today demand more personalized experiences, better returns on their investments and improved protection against fraud. As a result,  every bank, insurance company and institutional investor is turning towards big data and AI to meet these demands and outmaneuver the competition. Spark + AI Summit is the premier […]

A Guide to Keynotes at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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Over the past several years, Spark + AI Summit has become the premier event for data scientists, engineers, and Apache SparkTM enthusiasts to come together and share how they’re driving innovation with the latest data and machine learning technologies. Last year’s Summit set a new record, with more than 4000 attendees and over 100 talks […]

A Guide to Data Science, Python, and Advanced Analytics Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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With a tsunami of data, scale of computing resources available, and rapid development of easy-to-learn open source Machine Learning frameworks, data science and machine learning concepts are much easier to learn and implement today than they were a decade ago. As a result, across all industries, practitioners are using cutting-edge ML algorithms to solve tough […]

A Guide to Data Engineering Talks at Spark + AI Summit 2019

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Selected highlights from the new track Big data practitioners grapple with data quality issues and data pipeline complexities—it’s the bane of their existence. Whether you are chartered with advanced analytics, developing new machine learning models, providing operational reporting or managing the data infrastructure, the concern with data quality is a common theme. Data engineers, in […]

A Guide to Developer, Deep Dive, and Continuous Streaming Applications Talks at Spark + AI Summit

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In January 2013 when Stephen O’Grady, an analyst at RedMonk, published “The New Kingmakers: How Developers Conquered the World,” the book’s central argument (then and still now) universally resonated with an emerging open-source community. He convincingly charts developers’ movement “out of the shadows and into the light as new influencers on society’s [technical landscape].” Using […]

5 Reasons to Become an Apache Spark Expert

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Apache Spark™ has fast become the most popular unified analytics engine for big data and machine learning. It was originally developed at UC Berkeley in 2009 by the team who later founded Databricks. Since its release, Apache Spark has seen rapid adoption. Today’s most cutting-edge companies such as Apple, Netflix, Facebook, and Uber have deployed Spark […]