Nike Tech Talks - OR - Feb 9, 2017

Document created by aalvarez Employee on Jan 23, 2017
Version 1Show Document
  • View in full screen mode

SUMMARY

Date:Feb 9, 2017
Location:

Nike Decathlon Club Cafe 15350 SW Koll Parkway, Beaverton, OR, 97006 

Time:16:30 -18:30
Registration Link:Nike Tech Talks - Feb. 9, 2017   

                        

ABOUT THE EVENT

Join Nike Digital for the next event in our Nike Tech Talks series on Thursday, February 9th! We're excited to host Ellen Friedman, MapR Consultant, Author, and Apache Software Foundation Committer. Ellen will be discussing stream-first architecture, micro-services, and the emerging technologies that support these new approaches to system-wide transformations.

Food and beverages will be served and there will be time to network before and after the talk.

 

AGENDA

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM  Check-In, Networking, and Food/Drinks

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM The Shape of Revolutions: How Things Change by Ellen Friedman

There’s a revolution underway in how people work with data. For one thing, streaming data is no longer seen as a special use case – and that’s a good thing because streaming is a better fit to the way life happens. Stream-first architectures are useful even beyond real-time processing. Another big idea has to do with where data lives: the big data revolution showed us that data structures spanning more than one machine are a good thing. But a new revolution involves data structures that span more than one continent (geo-distribution) and that go from on-premise to cloud.

In this talk, Ellen will tell a few stories that show how innovation with real impact can happen, including the shift in thinking and in engineering culture that underlie successful change. We’ll look at emerging technologies and how best to use them, new designs in architecture, and flexible practices such as a microservices style that have huge implications in IoT and other large-scale analytical workflows.

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Networking and Food/Drinks

 

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Ellen Friedman, Ph.D., is solutions consultant for MapR Technologies, an O’Reilly author and an experienced speaker. She is a committer for the Apache Drill and Apache Mahout projects. With a background in Biochemistry, Ellen was previously a laboratory research scientist.

Attachments

    Outcomes