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Apache Spark : Lightning Fast Data Analytics

Symbol & Key

Thursday, 12 May 2016 from 19:00 to 21:30 (HKT)

Apache Spark : Lightning Fast Data Analytics

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APACHE SPARK

Lightning Fast Data Analytics

Kirill Pavlov discusses the analytical applications of Spark.The presentation focuses more on technical details and requires basic Apache Spark understanding. The first half covers data science workflow in general, from data enrichment and manipulation to visualization and presentation. Second half focuses on data mining and feature engineering with Apache Spark as well as alternative approaches to it.

This is part III in the Symbol & Key trilogy on Apache Spark. In part I, Alexandre Beaulne gave an account of Spark’s execution and data model - see slides. In part II, JunJun Olympia showed how Spark and other popular Big Data technologies fit and play together into an end-to-end ecosystem - see slides.
 

 Schedule  

19:00 - 19:15 : Data Science Community Welcome
19:15 - 20:15 : Apache Spark talk by Kirill Pavlov, Data Scientist at Asia Miles
20:15 - 20:30 : Q & A with Kirill Pavlov
20:30 - 21:30 : Social hour, light refreshments provided. 


 Speaker 

Kirill Pavlov has a M.S. degree in physics and applied mathematics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology with major in data mining. He started his career in Yandex, the Russian listed search engine company , where he developed distributed advertisement ranking algorithms.

Four years ago he moved to Hong Kong to work in digital marketing startup, where he led an engineering team and polished his development skills. As of now he is a data scientist in Asia Miles. During free time, Kirill likes long distance running, study and open source contribution.

 Location 

Garage Society
19F, 299 Queen’s Road Central,
Hong Kong, Hong Kong 

NOT 33 Des Voeux Road Central


 Symbol & Key 

 Symbol & Key is a series of talks organised to support exchanges and  foster connections in Hong Kong’s Data Science community. The talks  are entry-level, but at the vanguard of the discipline, so it should   be accessible to aspiring data scientists and experts alike. 

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Garage Society, 19F,
299 Queen's Road Central,
Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Hong Kong SAR China

Thursday, 12 May 2016 from 19:00 to 21:30 (HKT)


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Symbol & Key

Symbol & Key is a series of talks organised to support exchanges and foster connections in Hong Kong's Data Science community. The talks are entry-level, but at the vanguard of the discipline, so it should be accessible to aspiring data scientists and experts alike. 

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