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Spark Saturday DC

Capital One, Metistream, Databricks
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Sep 16 8:30AM - 4:00PM

SPARK SATURDAY DC

Join us for the Inaugural Spark Saturday Event hosted by Capital One, Washington DC Spark Interactive and Databricks! This is a FREE event hosted by a community of Spark enthusiasts to foster Big Data innovation in the DC Area and support the fastest growing Big Data project - Apache Spark. Hear from the industry experts who are actively contributing to and shaping the development of Apache Spark and successfully implementing Spark into production.

Our agenda includes:

- Learn how Capital One is leveraging Spark to prevent credit card fraud.

- Learn how to use Apache Spark properly in your Big Data Architecture.

- Learn how to serialize and deploy Apache Spark Machine Learning algorithms.

More topics and incredible speakers to be announced soon!

TRAINING

Take a free Spark training class taught by Databricks, founders of Apache Spark and MetiStream - Certified Spark System Integrators and Spark Trainers. We will leverage the recently launched Databricks Community Edition - designed for developers, data scientists, data engineers and anyone who wants to learn Spark. In our training class, we will provide an Apache Spark Quick Start and review various demos to help jump start your Spark education.

Training tickets are subject to availability. You will be notified the day of the event during morning check-in/registration if a seat is available.

AGENDA:

- 8:00 am: Registration and Breakfast

- 9:00 am: Kick-off

- 10:00 am to 4 pm: Multiple sessions and Trainings

The event will include free breakfast and lunch. We will follow the event with an optional happy hour and drinks (cash bar). More details to follow.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Anyone interested in learning more about Spark including advanced and new learners. Both business professionals and college students are welcome.

PARKING:

Free parking is plentiful and available on-site

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