Next Generation Analytic Platforms: GPU Technology, Hierarchical In-Memory Computing, Open Source, and Cloud Deployments
Analytic platforms are evolving more rapidly now than ever in the history of computing. Innovations across multiple fronts of technology are enabling unheard of advances in analytic sophistication at ever more decreasing costs per unit of computation. However, there is a dangerous tendency to chase “shiny new objects” when deploying analytic platforms. In this workshop we will provide guidance for understanding the best business use cases for deploying appropriate advanced platform technologies. Frameworks for incremental deployment of technologies in alignment with their maturity and strategic advantages (and pitfalls) will be discussed.
Learn how advances in GPU technologies combined with hierarchical memory systems will provide huge leaps in analytic capabilities for NewSQL execution
Learn how to exploit cloud platforms with the optimal mix of on-premise and off-premise deployment
Learn how open source technologies like Kylo and TensorFlow can be used to enhance your analytic ecosystem in data reservoir construction and in data exploitation.
About our Seminars
We offer time-poor executives and managers short seminars of 1-2 hours on current, topical and visionary subjects in the domain of data analytics. Stephen Brobst, CTO Teradata, has produced a diverse range of seminars that he can present to your staff at your premises. We may also occasionally run these as public seminars. Stephen frequently delivers keynotes at large conferences and is equally comfortable with business and/or technical audiences in smaller industry, organisational or user group meetings. Multiple seminars can be scheduled for one day. Stephen is experienced in both computer science via his MIT PhD work, and is also well versed in business management through his MBA work in a joint program between the Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management. Download Stephen’s full profile [PDF, 212kb] for further details.
Based in the USA, travelling globally
Stephen Brobst is the Chief Technology Officer for Teradata Corporation. Stephen performed his graduate work in Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where his Masters and PhD research focused on high-performance parallel processing. He also completed an MBA with joint course and thesis work at the Harvard Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management. Stephen is a TDWI Fellow and has been on the faculty of The Data Warehousing Institute since 1996. During Barack Obama’s first term he was also appointed to the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in the working group on Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD). In 2014 he was ranked by ExecRank as the #4 CTO in the United States (behind the CTOs from Amazon.com, Tesla Motors, and Intel) out of a pool of 10,000+ CTOs.
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Private and Corporate Training
In addition to our public seminars, workshops and courses, AlphaZetta Academy can provide this training for your organisation in a private setting at your location or ours, or online. Please enquire to discuss your needs.