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Wednesday, September 30 • 14:30 - 15:20
Hot 100 on Spark - Analyzing Trends in the Billboard Charts - Michael Miklavcic, Hortonworks

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Are you a fan of data and music? It may be common knowledge that Taylor Swift and Katy Perry land a lot of number one singles, but are there other more subtle truths that we can find if we dig a little deeper? In this talk we dive into the Billboard charts using Spark and Spark SQL to look for trends and chart outliers using popular statistical analysis techniques like median absolute deviation (MAD).

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Michael Miklavcic

Systems Architect, Hortonworks
Michael is a software engineer with over ten years of industry experience and has been a Systems Architect with Hortonworks for the past two years. He is a code contributor to the Apache Falcon project and works directly with clients to implement solutions using Hadoop. For over 2 years he has guided many Big Data and Hadoop projects at large enterprises to success. Michael has degrees in computer science and computer information systems from... Read More →


Wednesday September 30, 2015 14:30 - 15:20
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