September 4th Happy Hour: Making Data Lakes more Reliable with Apache Spark and Delta Lake

Presented by Tathagata Das, Databricks

Delta Lake is an open-source storage layer that brings reliability to data lakes. Delta Lake offers ACID transactions, scalable metadata handling, and unifies streaming and batch data processing. It runs on top of your existing data lake and is fully compatible with Apache Spark APIs. In this talk, we will cover • All technical aspects of Delta Features • What’s coming • How to get started using it • How to contribute

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DAMA Day 2018: Building and Deploying Predictive Models

The DAMA Portland Chapter Board, in conjunction with our sponsors WhereScape, are proud to welcome back one of our most popular speakers, Dean Abbott of Abbott Analytics. For this year’s DAMA Day, Dean will focus on Data Science: Building and Deploying Predictive Models.

Sponsorship has allowed us to lower the price this year! This is an amazing value for your training budget, especially if you are looking for exposure to data science and how to apply predictive modeling to your business use-cases.  Follow @damapdx on Twitter and watch this event page for the latest updates.

 

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DAMA Day 2017: Agile Data Warehousing Today with Kent Graziano

Our chapter’s annual local full-day training event will be held Thursday, October 5th in the Montgomery Park main ballroom in NW Portland. Sponsors include Snowflake and WhereScape.  The event will be preceded the day before by a hosted happy hour at the On Deck Sports Bar on October 4th in the nearby Pearl district.

This is an amazing value for your training budget, especially if you are looking for exposure to cloud data warehousing (DW-as-a-service) and how to apply agile practices to data warehouse development. Follow @damapdx on Twitter and watch our event page linked above for the latest updates.